CONGRESS: The House Week Dec. 30, 1929

Work Done. Last week the U. S. House of Representatives:

¶ Passed a resolution for a commission to investigate Haitian conditions.

¶ Passed two bills appropriating $239,740,000 for construction of public buildings, a third appropriating $15,950,000 for war veteran hospitals.

¶ Passed a resolution appropriating $1,290,000 for the Florida fruit-fly fight.

¶ Passed the Agriculture Department Appropriation Bill, $153,284,000.

¶ Adjourned until Jan. 6, 1930.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!