Past Announcement      High Priority Published: Sun, Jun 11, 2023

Call your PA House Representative to support the HB789-790 bill to make Eid al-Fitr a state holiday in PA

As-Salāmu 'Alaykum -

"People, We created you all from a single man and a single woman, and made you into races and tribes so that you should recognize one another" - Al-Qur'an 49:13

CPCOM, on behalf of thousands of Muslims in Central PA, has expressed full support for the HB789–790 bill package at the Pennsylvania State House to make Eid al-Fitr a state holiday.

The package amends the Act of May 31, 1893 (P.L.0188, No.0138), known as the Legal Holiday Law, and the Banking Code of 1965.

The memo notes: "Pennsylvania has a rich cultural history of diversity and was founded on the principles of religious freedom and tolerance. Given this heritage, it is imperative that we take the time to expand the range of holidays recognized in our state. That is why we plan to introduce a package of bills to officially designate Eid al-Fitr as a state holiday in Pennsylvania."

CPCOM is requesting that all Muslims in Pennsylvania take action today. Call your PA House Representative today to support the HB789–790 bill package.

Here are the contact info for Central PA representatives,

Harrisburg/Steelton area:
Hon Dave Madsen (District 104)
(717) 986-1673 OR (833) 821-1758
Hon. Patty Kim (District 103)
(717) 783-9342

Camp Hill /Mechanicsburg Area
Hon. Sheryl M. Delozier (District 88)
(717) 761-4665 / (717) 783-5282

Carlisle area
Hon. Barbara Gleim (District 199)
(717) 772-2280 / (717) 249-1990

State College area
Hon. Paul Takac (District 82)
(814) 308-0569 / (717) 772-0750

Lancaster area
Hon. Ismail Smith-Wade-El (District 49)
(717) 283-4218 and (717) 772-0752
Hon. P. Michael Sturla (District 96)
(717) 295-3157 and (717) 787-3555

Lebanon Area
Rep. Jon Schlegel (717) 783-1815

York Area
Hon. Carol Hill-Evans (District 95)
(717) 848-9595 and (717) 787-7514

If you can't find your District, please use the link below to search

When you call, most likely you'll reach their voicemail; if so, please leave a voicemail asking them to support the bill HB789-790. If you need some assistance on what to say you can use the below message (fill-in your name)

My name is ____, I am a PA resident, and I am calling in to request your support and to co-sponsor the HB789-790 bill package at the Pennsylvania State House so that I can celebrate my EID holiday with family and friends.


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