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Cuomo declares Juneteenth a holiday (access required)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday issued an executive order recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees, in recognition of the official emancipation of African Americans throughout the United States. Cuomo plans to propose legislation to make Juneteenth an official state holiday next year. “Friday is Juneteenth — a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the ...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday issued an executive order recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees, in recognition of the ...