/tiles/non-collection/s/speaker_longworth_2005_016_038.xmlCollection of the U.S. House of Representatives About this object
Republicans retained control of the Senate and White House and bolstered their House majority after the 1924 elections. Amid an economic boom, the 69th Congress (1925–1927) reduced a variety of taxes. President Calvin Coolidge vetoed the McNary-Haugen Act which would have established federal price supports for agriculture, but the Air Commerce Act, the Railway Labor Act, and the Radio Control Act promoted long-term growth in those industries. The Public Buildings Act transformed a substantial part of Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C.