Cavanagh Introduces Resolution to Declare Hispanic Heritage Month; GOP Majority Refuses a Vote


September 29, 2022

MARY CAVANAGH - State Representative

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 26, 2022 - State Rep. Mary Cavanagh (D-Redford Township) introduced House Resolution 338 to declare Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2022, as Hispanic Heritage Month in the state of Michigan. Despite Hispanic Heritage Month being a long-standing tradition in the United States, it is not currently recognized in Michigan. After months of meetings canceled by the Republican majority, Cavanagh tried to bring HR 338 to the Capitol floor last week; however, GOP leaders refused to allow a vote, referring the resolution to committee.

"What should be a bipartisan, noncontroversial commem...

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