A Time for Action

Another warning finger was pointed at the antiquated machinery of Congress. After a four-year study, the Committee on Congress of the American Political Science Association told Congressmen they now had two alternatives: they could go on with the present cumbersome, outdated practices, steadily surrendering leadership to the Executive, or they could reorganize and operate more effectively.

The A.P.S.A. report, published by the American Council on Public Affairs, in general paralleled the National Planning Association proposals (TIME, Jan. 29), but seemed even more detailed and realistic. N.P.A. had recommended raising Congressmen's salaries from $10,000 a year to $25,000; A.P.S.A. called this...

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