Cabinet Meeting Minutes, December 19, 1946. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.
CABINET MEETING, DECEMBER 19, 1946
Read final Budget figures for 1947.
Expenditures 37 (plus sign) billion 559,900,000
Was critical of budget approach--suggest that Govt take advantage of loans & investments--now being account for as appropriations. Grand Coulee for example.
Budget representative in Agriculture is Super Secretary of Agriculture.
Says treated fairly.
Suggests appointment of Cabinet Committee to study wage and hour situation with respect to portal-to-portal pay.
Treas. – Commerce – War & Navy – Labor – Atty Genl – appointed.
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