Queens lawmaker introduces measure to recognize Lunar New Year


As the Asian American community celebrates Lunar New Year on Feb. 12, a Queens lawmaker introduced a new piece of legislation to recognize the cultural and historical significance of the holiday, also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. 

Congresswoman Grace Meng on Thursday, Feb. 11, announced the resolution in the House of Representatives that would express the deepest respect for Asian Americans and all individuals throughout the world who celebrate Lunar New Year. 

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