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Bill to Abolish Columbus Day in Colorado Dies

 


A bill that would have repealed Columbus Day as a state-recognized holiday in Colorado died late Monday after four hours of testimony.

HB-1135 was killed by a 7-2 vote.

Bill sponsor House Representative Joe Salazar, a Democrat, told ICTMN Tuesday that some members of the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs committee conjured spurious reasons as to why they thought the holiday should continue in the state.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/04/26/bill-abolish-columbus-day-colorado-dies-164264

 

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