Power and Public Utility Issues

Archive Report

Three measures involving important questions of public policy toward power development and public utility regulation, which were left unacted upon when the last Congress came to a close, will be reintroduced and pressed for adoption when the Seventieth Congress meets for its first session. They are the Boulder Canyon dam bill, the Muscle Shoals bill and the Walsh resolution for a Senate investigation of the financing of public utilities which provide gas and electrical service. These measures will combine to make power and public utility questions a leading subject for discussion before the Seventieth Congress.

Shortly after the adjournment of the last Congress a Joint Committee of National Utility Associations was organized by the National Electric Light Association, the American Electric Railway Association and the ...

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