The 93rd Congress

October 1974
New Republic;10/26/74, Vol. 171 Issue 17, p13
Highlights the various motions passed in the 93rd U.S. Congress. Motion to deny the Defense Department authority to transfer funds from other defense programs for use in Southeast Asia, including the bombing of Cambodia; Rejection of the rule that permitted House consideration of a bill to provide federal grants to the states to help them draft land use plans; Adoption of the motion to increase appropriations for public service jobs by $300 million; Rejection of the motion to provide public financing for congressional general election campaigns through a grant of federal money to be raised from check-offs on individual income tax returns.


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