THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Jun. 6, 1932

The Senate:

¶Debated the tax bill (see below). C. Received from New Mexico's Cutting a bill to provide a $5,000,000,000 public works program.

¶Received from New Jersey's Barbour a bill to provide a $1,500,000.000 program of "self-liquidating public works."

¶Defeated (55-10-26) a bill introduced by Connecticut's Bingham to legalize beer containing 2.75% alcohol, to be taxed 2¢ a pint for revenue purposes.

¶Adopted a resolution by Connecticut's Walcott authorizing the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Amelia Earhart Putnam.

The House:

¶Received from Illinois' Rainey a bill, sponsored by Speaker Garner, to provide $2,100,000,000 for unemployment relief and public works, partly financed...