THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Feb. 15, 1937

The Senate

¶ Passed the First Deficiency Bill carrying appropriations for $950,000,000 of which $790,000,000 is for Relief to June 30 (not counting extra costs of Flood Relief) ; accepted minor House changes in conference; sent it to the White House.

The House

¶ Sent to the Rules Committee (over the protest of Chairman O'Connor, who wanted it to go to the "Committee on the Disposition of Useless Papers") a resolution of Massachusetts' Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers, calling for an investigation into the possibility of retiring House members at the age of...

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