Congress: Work Done

Last week the Congress:

> Passed, in the House, an Administration bill to create a Cabinet-level Department of Housing and Urban Development. The vote was 217 to 184, comfortable enough for practical purposes but the closest squeeze of the year for one priority proposal for the Great Society. The bill now goes to the Senate, where its prospects are favorable. It would elevate to departmental status the Housing and Home Finance Agency and make its head man a Cabinet member. The present HHFA chief, Robert Weaver, a Negro, is the leading prospect for the new post.

> Passed a bill to cut...

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