UPDATE: Thanks to the Friends of Italian Americans who participated, NH House bill HB1335 to remove Columbus Day came out of committee with a 14-1 recommendation to kill the bill. The full House will vote on HB 1335 March 21. Full details on the Statehouse website.

We need you in our corner! The NH House is trying to pass HB1335 which would remove Columbus Day as a holiday in the State of New Hampshire. We need your voice!

WHEN: 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 21, during the afternoon session of the Executive Departments and Administration Committee

WHERE:  Legislative Office Building, Room 306-308, (603) 271-3369, located at 33 North State Street in Concord across the street from the State House.

HOW: In person, or you can also submit your testimony, or simply click 'I am against passage of this bill,' online by 11:59a.m. the day of the hearing: Submit Online Testimony

Each year, the opponents of Columbus Day are well organized.  We need to counter with our own enthusiastic response!