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The Sun (Newspaper) - April 15, 1949, Cincinnati, OhioIn the stat final Senate hearings on Fec Columbus april 12 a Senate hearings opened today on amended h.b.-106, the Bill to establish a i4 air employment practices commission. Senate hearings Wilt be Brief and to the Point according to senator Orval e. Whitacre d., Star chairman of the Senate Commerce and labor committee the committee heard proponents in a two hour session today. It plans to give opponents equal time y a. Close the hearings. Testimony of proponents was similar to that before the House committee and representative Witmer d., Star who spoke for the sponsored of the Bill pointed out that it had received the most extensive hearings of any Bill before a House committee. It was these extensive hearings that caused the Senate committee to decide to limit testimony since All arguments had been heard before. Testimony again pointed up the political platforms of both parties which pledged Fec legislation this year. Spokesman Jacob Dayman said. Quot the c.i.o., and the people of this state Are not going to take the stand that Campaign platforms Are Mere words to be discarded As soon As the elections Are Ever. We insist that Public promises and pledges must be featuring the Senate hearings wore the a Omin it Ogeni tors David Ferguson at., Cambridge continued on Page 8� the n �0 i n a 001 1h i o 11 s03 a to i is w second class matter. June 30, mine Post at Cincinnati 2, ohio., under the act of March 3 1879 vol. 10 no 21 april 13, 1019 a 9 to develop full Economy and the fast that j action on the stabilization legs Industry groups in America of latin which has been Intro planning for High Levels of in a. A a i a. I 4. A deed already with particular employment instead of planning ii on Plaitt . This Means As we have already indicated above legislation o n unemployment compensation the need for strategically located Public works projects in specific geographic grave concern Over unemployment and for ful1 employment. Of reference to j a since if is the Public la expansion and that the private other dangers was expressed by Cio president Philip cared to icy of the United states j sector of our Economy make the areas and the providing of Al Murray at his White House conference last week. Murray i in the employment act of 1946 necessary income distribution and j Low Anees etc., permitting work told president Truman that next to Taft Hartley repeal the j a to promote employment and full j just ments. J ers to Transfer to new areas bet nost important problem waiting for action in Congress is production it is As important 2 the message ought to direct ter Able to increase employment the confused economic situation. The Cio Leader noted that today if not More important its attention to the immediate Levels. Over 3,200,000 people were out of work in february twice As Many As in the same month a year ago. Besides a great Many workers have Only part time jobs. The blame said Murray lies act Intz on Lac Nellh in the inability of the Economy t find jobs for the million people added to our labor Force every year a situation that will Pyramid from year to year unless something is done. The Cio president urged a program to develop a full employment Economy by 1. Raising total purchasing Power by raising the wages and incomes of the mass of the people. 2. Cutting profit margins to stabilize our Price Structure. Be to be concerned and continue to fight for the enactment of legislation which will look toward increasing production an productive capacity we must also simultaneously be concerned j about handling o u current a temporary problems of unemployment. This Means that in employment compensation benefits must be provided for those workers becoming unemployed. Benefits must be increased and extended Over a greater period of Lime. We must also plan for 3. Increasing Plant capacity in the relocation of certain workers steel electric Power aluminium who have been displaced in cer and other Basic industries. Tain areas where reemployment 4. Active promotion by the opportunities have diminished. Government of Public housing ,. 3 we must also be prepared to and other Public works., ,. Take action to engage in certain a. In the extent these adjust ments Are not made necessary action by the Federal government in the Field of taxation and fiscal policy. Murray suggested a special message to Congress calling attention to the factors behind the economic situation and to the Public works projects in specific geographical areas where unemployment has become chronic. I therefore with these thoughts a in mind we recommend that the president of the United states submit a special message to Congress. This message to be a \ companies by legislation in preparing to Confer with the White House o n a proposed health insurance measure Are 1. To a chairman Elbert Thomas Utah of the Senate labor and Public welfare committee and senators Matthew Neely W. A Claude Pepper Fla and James Murray Mont. Both the Al and Cio have come out in favor of a compulsory health Bill. Federated pictures Congress discusses Low Cost housing housing for the nation s Low plans of big business for High Levels of unemployment instead prov no �u1 present social secur of plans for full employment. In ii a Bench its for unemployment addition Murray suggested that compensate on the message propose Short run this special message ought to measures to Deal with the present be divided into two parts unemployment such As com pen j 1 the calling to the attention station provisions and Public of the american Public the eco works. I nomic factors of the past three Murray said a while we Contin years which have been responder income groups was the sub my. Jet of discussion before the House banking and currency committee As Federal housing administrator Raymond m. Foley headed the Parade of witnesses to plead for Aid in building decent Low Cost Homes. Meeting the charge of rep. Gay and state elections prove facts vital role 1,050,000 Low Cost Public housing units in the next seven years a 5400-million slum clearance program a s2 billion Rural dwelling and building program and provision for technical and economic research in the whole Field of housing. Scheduled for debate in the Wolcott r., Mich and real is Senate after disposition of the Tate lobbyists that the and minis pending dec a appropriation Mea to at ions housing Bill constitutes sure is a housing Bill already a Pac swept the cite elections. I Georgia s election is giving the socialism Foley termed the proved by the Senate banking Good results were also achieved 1 country a lesson in what happens pro posed legislation a a bulwark and currency committee. The u measure follows the presidents recommendations with the except political action is paying their candidates captured off in off year Battles. That was Tive state offices proven in st. Louis where demo-1 a cratic candidates backed by Cio neglect of political action elec in Wisconsin where three demo to the Public welfare when the crafts won seats in the state sen per pie neglect political action. A teas Farmers joined in the fight eol amp a a behind most. States in Many Public services to unseat reactionary pub j. U by and improvements have been talked about for years. Among in Portland ore., mayor Doro the needs Are More teachers More thy m. Lee labors candidate schools decent pay for teachers last year beat off a move to better roads a welfare program raise bus fares from 10c to 13c. Mental and tuberculosis hospitals. In Washington and Oregon when the Bond Issue to make a where fair employment practices Start on these needs came to a Bills have passed the Legislatures vote it was beaten by 3 to 1, in a i yes ii. �,1 or tlf1 i in ref Joti Ivok a a a a a a it. 3 in Jinq an election in which less than against such trends. Pending is the recommendation of president Truman for 250,000 people cast their ballots. Pac s backing contributed their passage. Republicans found Comfort last there Are More than 3 million week Only in Michigan where people in Georgia. Correction due to printing error in alms amp Doepke advertisement of last week the Correct Price for flannel Cavalier Cape Navy or red in sizes 7 to 14 should have been 55.95 instead of 52.95 and pastel plaid Wool skirt Fly front in sizes 7 to 14. 52.95 instead of 55.95. Tion that the 1,050,000 figure is scaled Down to 310,000. Housing expediter Tighe Woods who administers the rent control Law meantime announced lifting of rental ceilings from 148.000 rooms apartments and houses in 27 states. Also announced were a series of regulations covering evictions which state the possible grounds for eviction and specify the amount of notice that must be Given. Evictions under the new Law in areas still under controls Are regulated by the area rent office. Cio faster Date Cio president Murray in a letter made Public last week called upon All Cio affiliates to seek meetings with members of Congress during the congressional easter recess in order to insist upon faster legislative action on the president s fair Deal program including repeal of the Taft Hartley act. Murray described the projected meet Ungs with congressmen and senators Quot As a first and important order of business for All Cio organizations during the next three he asked for personal reports from All Cio affiliates on these meetings before Congress reconvenes. The letter was sent to Cio s 40 National unions. Cio regional directors and More than three Hundred state and City Cio councils. Congressional leaders to be contacted in this area would be congressmen Earl t. Wagner and Charles h Elston and senators Robert a. Taft and John w. Bricker

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