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CHABT III.—Comparison of per capita revenues for 1943 for 12 cities'
1 Figures for Washington do not include motor suel tax, unemployment compensation tax, contribution to Capital City, corporation income tax, individual income tax, inheritance and estate tax.
Per capita figures calculated on 1940 population figures except for Baltimore, St. Louis, Washington,
CHART IV.-General fund rerenues
Total.id Local sources ing Felo
$316137 31 4G 35 513 X 49, 421 123
$19, 357, 536 1935.
$29, 131, 997
Senator Cain. Thank you, gentlemen. General McCoach. Thank you. Senator Cain. If we may now ask Mr. David L. Gordon, a member f the legislative committee of Americans for Democratic Action, to ome to the table, please.
Mr. Gordon, will you be seated and properly identify yourself for he reporter, and proceed as you see fit.
TATEMENT OF DAVID L. GORDON, MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE, AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION, WASHINGTON, D. C.
Mr. GORDON. Yes, sir. My name is David L. Gordon, and I live it 3807 W Street SW., and I am a member of the legislative comnittee for the Washington Chapter of Americans for Deniocratic Action.
I would like to submit for the information of the committee a copy of the constitution of the Washington Chapter of Americans for Democratic Action for your perusal.
Senator Cain. We would be happy to look at it.
Mr. BATEs. How old an organization is it, Mr. Gordon? What is its membership?
Mr. GORDON. The organization itself is—that is, the national organization is a relatively new one. It was organized only a few months ago. The local organization has been in existence for 2 or 3 years.
Mr. BATEs. And the membership?
The Washington Chapter of the Americans for Democratic Actiou is a comparatively new organization, having been founded in the early part of 1946.
It is affiliated with the newly formed National Organization of Americans for Democratic Action. It is primarily concerned with matters directly affecting the District of Columbia and its metropolitan area in Virginia and Maryland.
We are very glad to have the opportunity of appearing before you. We have submitted, for the information of the committee, copies of the constitution and program of the Washington chapter; they may be made part of the official record, if the committee so desires.
Our fiscal program for the District of Columbia has two very simple objectives. These are: First, the District should be a model for the Nation in terms of public improvements and the level of governmental