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What is Juneteenth News in New York

What is Juneteenth News in New York

While over 30 states in the US continue to hold out against following suit, Juneteenth completes a year as the first new federal holiday created in almost four decades.

In 2021, US President Joe Biden signed a law to commemorate June 19 or Juneteenth as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery after the American civil war (1861-65). But so far, only 18 US states have passed laws to make funds available to make it a paid state holiday.

Those opposing such a bill in states have been citing the cost involved in giving workers another day off as an argument against it.

While over 30 states in the US continue to hold out against following suit, Juneteenth completes a year as the first new federal holiday created in almost four decades.

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