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Taxing Powers Broadened

By The ASSOCIATED Press

WASHINGTON--President Roosevelt's campaign for reciprocal taxation of State and Federal salaries and bonds was given sharp impetus today when the Supreme Court, in two far-reaching decisions, broadened the Federal government's taxing powers. The decisions, reached by a split of the Court affirmed the right of the Federal government to impose income taxes upon employees of the port of New York Authority, a joint instrumentality of the States of New York and New Jersey, and affirmed the government's right to tax admissions to football games and other athletic contests sponsored by state universities.

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