NJ Assembly approves Lunar New Year holiday
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ViewNew Jersey could become the second state after California to enact a state law recognizing Lunar New Year as a holiday.The State Assembly Thursday approved Assembly Bill AJR by a vote of 73 to 0. The bill now heads to the State Senate and Governor Phil Murphy for approval.Lunar New Year is the most important holiday for East Asians around the world. Also known as spring festival, it is a 15-day period that celebrates the beginning of the lunar solstice calendar. Asian Americans are the...

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