THE MICHIGAN DAILl
SUNDAY", JANUARY 9, X966
PAGE EIGHT THE MICHIGAN I)AIIA SUNDAY, JANUARY 9,1966
Financing 'Great Society' Reforms
By The Associated Press too long already." He said he be-;
WASHINGTON - A Congress lieves the Communists are usingE
confronted with the possible esca- the lull to build up the air de-
lation of fighting in Viet Nam fenses. As before, he advocated
ant the threat ofinflation at bombing of North Viet Nam port'
home convenes for its 1966 session facilities.
in a solemn mood tomorrow. Guns vs. Butter
President Johbson will keynote Submission by Jan. 25 of a
his program with a nationally ,new budget calling for around $115
broadcast State of the . Union ad- billion in expenditures for the fis-
dress Wednesday night to a ses- cal year beginning July 1 will
dress Wednsday nihta ses- touch off a guns vs. butter battle.
cast a limited program of new
legislation. But there are a num-
ber of vexing issues left over
from last year.
The measure of Congress' de-
termination to cut back on home
front outlays may be signalled by
the action it takes on an expected
presidential request for two rela-
tively small appropriations-$30
million for rent subsidies and $36
islation to prevent what he called
injustice to Negroes at the hands
of all-white juries. Katzenbach
hasn't come up with a draft yet
but anything he proposes is like-
ly to stir Southern opposition.
Other major legislation to be
-Minimum Wage: A House
committee bill proposing an in-
crease from $1.25 to $1.75 hourly
Sion in which the funingo" .f
"Great Society" social reforms will Members who believe domestic million to establish a National and extending coverage to 7.8 mil-
collide with skyrocketing costs of spending on such projects as the Teachers Corps. Both of these pro-, lion additional workers is. likely
the Southeast Asia conflict. - antipoverty program shbuld have" grams were authorized in 1965, but to be pared back.
Johnson is expected to dwell at equal priority with military out- no money provided for them. -- Unemployment Compensa-
length on Viet Nam peace'efforts lays will be pitted against those The Senate may get tangled up tion: There is strong opposition
and the impact of the war on the who say that financing of the early in a filibuster by opponents to establishing federal standards.
domestic front. war must come first and who don't of a House-approved bill to re- -Food for Peace: Expansion of
Conflicting Demands think even a booming economy peat the Taft-Hartley act's 14B this program is probable.
With his worldwide peace of- can support both. provision permitting states to ban -Foreign Aid: New require-
fensive having shown no tangible There are some indications that the union shop. ments for economic self-help and
signs of Communist willingness to Jnon w cadown requests Supportersapparentl a social reforms may be written in-
negotiate, Johnson apparently will' for domestic programs. To offset two-thirds strength to invoke de-. to the program.
hear conflicting demands from this, he is likely to ask for action bate limitation. Mansfield has said Possible Legislation
lawmakers who favor resumption on non-costly legislation designed lengthened sessions are in pros-
of aerial attacks on North Viet to benefit consumers, such as truth pect but he will not call around- -Income Tax: An increase in
Nam and those who believe the in packaging and truth in lend- the-clock meetings. withholding rates above the pres-
bombing lull may yet open a way ing bills. Dirksen Amendment ent flat 14 per cent is possible.
to ieace. No Tax Increases Senate Republican Leader Ever- -Highways: Congress will have
Senate Republican Leader Ever- The White House has said that ett M. Dirksen of Illinois, who is to decide whether to go on with
ett M. Dirksen of'Illinois took oc- the President is not now consider- opposing repeal of the union-shop the interstate program despite
casion to reaffirm that he is sup- ing any request to increase taxes. ban, is determined to push a con- mounting Viet Nam costs.
porting Johnson's course in Viet But the possibility of some such stitutional amendment on legisla-I
Nam despite the Illinois senator's action has not been ruled out if tive reapportionment even though!O
comments Friday that the United increased federal spending deep- he appears to lack the necessary JOIN
States must force the Viet Cong ens the threat of inflation. two-thirds to get it approved in Iiu A nuI AUr
"BUT MY COUNSELOR said to come on Wednesday afternoon in order to avoid standing in line . .."
BACK To SCHOOL:
Orderly (?) Chaos
to lay dow
there can t
son has of
"I have st
in an inte
vn their arms before Senate and House Democratic both houses.
be negotiations. John- leaders have promised quick ac- The Dirksen measure would per-
ffered to begin talks tion on an expected presidential mit state voters to order one house
r conditions. request for an additional $12 bil- of their legislature apportioned on
upported the President lion or $13 billion in supplemental other than. the Supreme Court's
right up to this good defense appropriations. Republi- 'one-man, one-vote dictum.
sen said. cans say they will demand an ac- Johnson has asked Atty. Gen.
Chairman Richard B. counting of exactly where this Nicholas Katzenbach to draft leg-
-Ga) of the Senate money is to be spent but few k .-
vices Committee said cuts are likely. t
rview that "the sus- Senate Democratic Leader Mike
bombing has gone on Mansfield of Montana has fore- CBS DOCU
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JANUARY 10, 1966
Rooms 3 R & S Union
MONDAY, JAN. 10:
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Associate Press Officer
U.S. Information Service
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BY THOMAS R. COPI
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"WHAT HAS ASIAN STUDIES got that we haven't got . ."
"LET'S SEE ... THAT class meets five days per week-at eight
o'clock . .."
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