Reorganization of Government Departments

Archive Report

Consolidation of veterans' agencies and transfer of the Prohibition Bureau to the Department of Justice, it was announced in Washington dispatches of November 21, will be the first of a series of measures to be submitted to Congress by President Hoover in accordance with his policy of bringing about a general reorganization of the executive branch of the government. It is expected that these two specific recommendations, and possibly other reorganization proposals, will be included in the annual message the President will transmit to Congress at the opening of its December session.

Reorganization schemes, varying in scope from revolutionary realignments of the entire executive establishment to bills proposing the transfer of individual bureaus, have been under almost constant discussion for nine years-since the approval by ...

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