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USA - States Considering Eliminating Some Public Holidays

Source: United Press International (UPI)
Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2009

National Conference of State Legislatures spokeswoman, Meagan Dorsch, has announced that a number of U.S. states are considering eliminating public holidays to help balance their budgets.

California recently cut its number of public sector holidays from 14 to 12, while Massachusetts lawmakers are considering dropping the Evacuation Day and Bunker Hill Day public sector holidays.

Washington DC is also considering dropping the April 16, Emancipation Day municipal public sector holiday (2009-03-27).

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