CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Resolution Recognizing Juneteenth Day Passes House

June 17, 2010
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— The U.S. House today passed by unanimous content a resolution recognizing the importance of Juneteenth Independence Day. Himes, a cosponsor of the legislation, issued the following statement:

“I was proud to cosponsor and help pass a resolution honoring the significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This is an important day for our nation to reflect on a challenging time in our history, celebrate our progress, and develop plans to improve equality and opportunity moving forward.”

Read the entire resolution here.