Proxmire's Intentions

Groner, Jonathan
July 1974
New Republic;7/27/74, Vol. 171 Issue 4/5, p11
Analyzes the chairmanship of legislator William Proxmire in the Senate Committee of Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in the U.S. Assessment of Proxmire's competencies; Discussion that Proxmire's pragmatism has meant advocacy of fair credit practices, opposition to defense budget excesses, support for low-cost housing financing; Proposal by Proxmire to expand the amount of consumer credit; Argument pertaining to the fight over settlement cost reform.


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