Nation: The Congress: Work Done

Last week the Congress also:

> Passed, by a 287-to-113 House vote, a $1.2 billion, fiveyear, bricks-and-mortar higher education bill to help the nation's 700 public and 1,300 private and church-connected colleges and universities build badly needed classrooms, libraries and laboratories. Different versions of the same measure were approved last year on the floors of both the Senate and the House, but got involved in a bitter House-Senate conference battle. While the conference committee changes were being considered in the House, the powerful National Education Association wired every Congressman, warning that the...

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