CONGRESS: The Senate Week May 14, 1928

Work Done. Last week the U. S. Senators:

¶ Amended the House postal rates bill, restoring the 1920 rates on second class mail (25% to 40% lower than present rates) ; passed it; sent it to conference.

¶ Passed the House bill to allow the Secretary of the Treasury to designate as repositories of public money any State banks or trust companies belonging to the Federal Reserve System.

¶ Debated, and postponed, the Boulder Dam bill.

¶ Debated the Revenue Act of 1928, reducing taxation.

¶ Amended and passed the House bill of appropriations to run the...

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