National Affairs: A Congressional Box Score


During the year's session, Congress passed no important law that had not been part of President Eisenhower's program. But many of the President's proposals were sharply modified, others defeated, some still pending. The lineup:


St. Lawrence Seaway. Passed after 30 years of delay.

Tax Revision. A massive, 1,000-page streamlining of the Internal Revenue Code was passed, cutting next year's anticipated tax revenues by $1.36 billion. Democratic moves for larger-scale reductions were successfully blocked. The Administration request for dividend income relief was partially enacted. The House approved deductions up to $100,...

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