Regional Planning and Development

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Administration Plan for “Little T.V.A.'s”

Roosevelt Proposal for Regional Conservation Bodies

Two bills now under consideration in Congress contemplate wide application of the principle of regional government. Introduced by Senator Norris (Ind., Neb.) and Rep. Mansfield (D., Tex.) on June 3, these measures are designed to carry out a plan for “regional husbandry” outlined by President Roosevelt in a special message to Congress. The bills provide for the creation of seven federal agencies to superintend the planning and development of natural resources in major drainage basins throughout ...

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