Reduction of Non-War Government Spending

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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

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Non-Essential Expenditures and the War

Refusal of Congress to provide funds for operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, even on a reduced basis, beyond the close of the fiscal year that ended June 30,1 gave the advocates of reduction of non-essential government expenditures their first conspicuous victory. While Congress has withheld various appropriations desired by the administration for new projects, and has slashed appropriations for certain non-war activities below budget estimates for the fiscal year 1943, ...

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