Working days left: 13. Essential bills to enact if a special session is to be avoided: 9. Essential bills enacted last week: 1.
House Work Done. The House of Representatives last week:
¶ Passed a $348,820,952 Naval Appropriation Bill, after refusing to limit officers to 5,499; sent it to the Senate.
¶ Adopted the conference report on the Interior Department Appropriation Bill, including a $20,000,000 Drought Relief fund (see col. 3); sent it to the President.
¶ Adopted a conference report on the $100,000,000 Public Buildings Bill; sent it to the President.
¶ Passed (363-to-37) a bill to up the Soldier Bonus...