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City Council passes Flushing councilwoman’s resolution to designate Lunar New Year as a federal holiday

Feb. 3, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed The City Council on Thursday, Feb. 2, passed Councilwoman Sandra Ung’s resolution to designate Lunar New Year as a federal holiday.  Ung’s resolution specifically calls on Congress to support and for the president to sign legislation introduced by Congresswoman Grace Meng to make Lunar New Year a nationally recognized holiday…. Read more »

Queens lawmaker reintroduces legislation to make Lunar New Year a federal holiday

As the Asian American community prepares to begin celebrating Lunar New Year on Sunday, Jan. 22, Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng on Friday reintroduced a package of legislation to commemorate the holiday.  Meng’s legislative Lunar New Year package includes the Lunar New Year Day Act, which would establish Lunar New Year as the 12th federal holiday… Read more »