THE CONGRESS: Legislative Week: May 17, 1926

Senate— ¶ Heard the reply of Federal Judge English to the impeachment brought against him by the House and set the date for his trial as Nov. 10 next, by vote of 65 to 10.

¶ Passed with amendments a public buildings bill, providing $165,000,000 to be spent over seven years, $15,000,000 to complete buildings previously begun, $50,000,000 for buildings in Washington and $100,000,000 for buildings in the rest of the country. The selection of specific projects will be made by the Secretary of the Treasury with the approval of Congress. (Bill went to joint conference.)

¶ Passed Senator...

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