THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 24, 1939

The House last week:

> Authorized $600,000 to continue the Monopoly Investigation, after hearing from Representative Hatton Summers that this inquiry, conducted jointly with the executive branch, represents a return by Congress to "normal functioning" after six years of subservience to the Executive.

> Received from its Rivers & Harbors Committee an approved revival of the bill to resume digging the $200,000,000 ship canal across northern Florida (begun in 1935).

> Passed a bill extending the life of FHA to June 30, 1941, raising from three billions to four the volume of mortgages the...

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