THE CONGRESS: Congress' Week, Jan. 27, 1947

The people's representatives were busy last week working for their people, whose needs were great and varied. In the vaulted chambers of the two Houses,* Senators and Representatives rose like corn in a popper, introducing legislation.

There were bills to: recondition the vessel Prowler and return it to the Pomperaug Council of Boy Scouts (Bridgeport, Conn.), who had surrendered it for purposes of war; amend the Constitution to let Congress regulate marriage and divorce; issue 3¢ airmail postcards on "good stiff paper"; and authorize federal funds for fighting cattle grubs.

Not in Heaven Either. Off the floor the Congressmen also labored....

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