CONGRESS: The Liz Ray Reform Kit

While dallying with Congressman Wayne Hays, Liz Ray may have performed few services for the nation in return for her $14,000 salary as a clerk on one of his committees, but she has served the public well since leaving the halls and bowers of Capitol Hill. Her revelations forced the House to consider tightening up its procedures so that the only affairs taxpayers' money is spent on are those of state. The result, adopted last week by the controlling Democrats, might fittingly be called the Liz Ray Reform Kit.

'When the Hays scandal broke in May, House Speaker Carl Albert...

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