The Congress: Battle Over a Billion

Fresh from nearly a month's vacation and eager to face the challenges of a new decade, members of the 91st Congress reconvened last week and got right to work—trying to pass a money bill that should have cleared their chambers in the spring of 1969. The bill is one that will fund most operations of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare for fiscal 1970, a year that began last July. It takes in almost all of the Government's aid to education, including funds for libraries, student loans, vocational training and ghetto schools. The congressional tardiness is already causing...

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