Fred Hartley feature

Library of Congress: Baby member of Congress and family. The youngest member of the 71st Congress which convened today Rep. Fred A. Hartley, Jr., of New Jersey.

The Taft-Hartley Act Is Passed

By June 23, 1947

The passage of the Taft-Hartley Act placed additional limits on union spending in federal elections, along with restrictions on direct campaign contributions by corporations and interstate banks. The law also barred all of them from expending money to influence federal elections.


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