The W PA Appropriation

January 1939
New Republic;1/25/39, Vol. 97 Issue 1260, p330
Reports that the U.S. House of Representatives has now voted to cut 150,000,000 from the Works Progress Administration appropriation (WPA) requested by the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Comment of Roosevelt on the proposed cut; Need of the amount requested by the President to carry the present employees of the WPA until the end of the fiscal year; Achievements of WPA in the various states of the U.S.; Information on various studies published the Division of Social Research; Importance of the amount the President recommends for the continuation of the work done by WPA.


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