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December 4, 2006
Two-in-three Hispanics Favor English as the Official Language of the United States
Nearly two-thirds of Hispanic adults living in the United States favor making English the official language of the United States, according to a new p ...

November 14, 2006
Two Towns Adopt English as the Official Language
Less than one week after Arizona voters overwhelmingly approved making English the official language of the state, two towns – Farmers Branch, T ...

November 8, 2006
Voters Make English the Official Language of Arizona
Arizona voters passed Proposition 103 by a near 3-1 margin yesterday, making the Grand Canyon State the 28th state in the nation to adopt English as i ...

November 2, 2006
U.S. English, Inc. Criticizes Culver for Breaking State Law
U.S. English, Inc. today joined several prominent Iowans in calling for current Iowa Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Chet Culver to obs ...

November 1, 2006
Support for Official English Legislation Remains Strong in Maryland
75 percent of likely voters in Maryland favor making English the official language of the state, according to a poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling ...

October 30, 2006
Poll Shows Strong Support for Official English Legislation in Delaware
77 percent of likely voters in Delaware want English to be made the official language of the state, according to a poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polli ...

October 25, 2006
75 Percent of Texans Support Making English the Official Language
75 percent of likely voters in Texas want English to be made the official language of the state, according to a poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling ...

October 23, 2006
Official English Legislation Favored by Majority of Pennsylvanians
77 percent of likely voters in Pennsylvania favor making English the made the official language of the state, according to a poll conducted by Mason-D ...

October 19, 2006
Ohio Voters Show Strong Support of Official English Policy
77 percent of likely voters in Ohio favor making English the official language of the state, according to a poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Re ...

October 12, 2006
Support for Making English the Official Language Strong in Michigan
Nearly three-in-four Michigan voters support making English the official language of the state, according to a recent poll by Mason-Dixon Polling & Re ...

October 10, 2006
Nearly Four-in-Five Kansas Voters Approve Official English Policy for State
77 percent of likely voters in Kansas support making English the official language of the state, according to a recent poll by Mason-Dixon Polling & R ...

October 9, 2006
Dallas School Board to Revisit Policy Requiring Bilingual Principals
A year after adopting requirements that school principals learn Spanish or risk losing their jobs, the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) Board ...

October 5, 2006
Two-thirds of Arizona Voters Support Official English Ballot Initiative
Two-thirds of Arizona voters say they will vote for Proposition 103 this November and make English the official language of the state, according to a ...

October 3, 2006
Oklahoma Residents Show Strong Support for Official English Legislation
82 percent of likely voters in Oklahoma favor making English the official language of the state, according to a poll conducted by Wilson Research Stra ...

September 27, 2006
Keep Iowa’s Official English Law, Say Iowa Voters
Despite calls for repeal by some candidates, more than three-quarters of Iowa voters stand behind the state’s four-year-old official English law ...

September 25, 2006
75 percent of Minnesota Voters Support Making English the Official Language
Three-in-four Minnesota voters support making English the official language of the state, according to a recent poll by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research ...

September 7, 2006
Michigan Senate Committee Approves Official English Bill
The Michigan Senate Committee on Local, Urban and State Affairs approved legislation that would make English the official language of the state today, ...

August 30, 2006
Majority of Arizona Voters Support Making English the Official Language
A recent poll by KAET-TV and Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications found that 67 percent of Ar ...

August 24, 2006
Official English Takes Prominent Role in Gubernatorial Races
Fueled by popular sentiment and pushes for official English legislation at every level of government, several gubernatorial candidates have made offic ...

August 4, 2006
Official English Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate
Three months after leading the effort to make English the official language of the United States during the Senate debate on immigration, Senator Jame ...

July 25, 2006
Official English Legislation to be Considered by U.S. House Subcommittee
U.S. English, Inc. Chairman Mauro E. Mujica has been invited to testify Wednesday in front of the Education Reform Subcommittee of the House Committe ...

July 13, 2006
House to Consider Dropping Bilingual Ballot Requirements
This afternoon, the House of Representatives will consider the King/Miller/Brown-Waite/Istook/Bachus Amendment to H.R. 9, which would strip the well-m ...

June 30, 2006
Oregon Dept. of Forestry Discriminating Against English Speaking Fire Chiefs
The Oregon Department of Forestry recently began enforcing a 2003 rule that requires forest fire chiefs to be fluent in every language spoken by their ...

June 29, 2006
Pennsylvania House Votes to Make English the Official Language
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives became the second state legislative body this week, and fourth this year, to approve official English legisl ...

June 28, 2006
Delaware House of Representatives Approves Official English Measure
The Delaware House of Representatives became the third state legislative body to approve official English legislation in 2006, passing HR 79 by voice ...

June 27, 2006
U.S. English, Inc. Chairman Slams Metro Plan for Bilingual Signs
Metro, the subway system that provides transportation in Washington, D.C., is considering a proposal to roll out thousands of Spanish language signs a ...

June 26, 2006
Arizona Senate Approves Official English Bill; Measure Now Goes to Voters
The Arizona Senate approved H.C.R. 2036 by an 18-11 margin last week, giving Arizona voters a chance to make English the official language of the stat ...

June 13, 2006
U.S. English Chairman Testifies at Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
U.S. English, Inc. Chairman Mauro E. Mujica testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today urging Senators to consider striking Section 20 ...

May 25, 2006
Bill Introduced to Make English the Official Language of Delaware
The state of Delaware joined a growing list of states considering making English the official language with the introduction of House Bill 436, introd ...

May 18, 2006
Senate Passes Measure to make English the National Language
The U.S. Senate today approved an amendment offered by Sen. James Inhofe that would make English the national language of the United States. The amend ...

May 17, 2006
City of Inez, Kentucky Makes English Its Official Language
The city commissioners of Inez, Kentucky voted unanimously on Friday to make English the official language of the city. The measure calls for the city ...

May 16, 2006
Michigan House of Representatives Passes Official English By Wide Margin
The Michigan House of Representatives moved the Great Lakes State one step closer to uniting under our common language of English by passing H.B. 5633 ...

May 11, 2006
Official English Legislation Gets 150th Co-Sponsor in House
With the addition of Rep. Mike Simpson, Congressional support for H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act passed another milestone earlier this week ...

May 9, 2006
Michigan House Committee Overwhelmingly Approves Official English Bill
The Michigan House Government Operations Committee today passed H.B. 5633, legislation that would make English the official language of Michigan by a ...

May 1, 2006
Sen. Alexander to Introduce Resolution in Support of Anthem in English
Sen. Lamar Alexander will introduce a resolution today that declares that certain symbols that bind Americans together should be delivered in English. ...

April 28, 2006
U.S. English, Inc. Chairman Condemns new “Spanish National Anthem”
“While Americans openly accept the sharing of their icons, they will not stand for actions which change those symbols to suit others’ purp ...

April 19, 2006
Official English Constitutional Amendment Introduced in Colorado
Colorado Representative Dave Schultheis introduced legislation today that would strengthen existing measures that establish English the official langu ...

April 5, 2006
Senate Votes to Offer Incentives to English Learners
In a nearly unanimous vote, the U.S. Senate adopted an amendment yesterday that would promote English language learning by offering legal immigrants f ...

April 4, 2006
82 Percent of Arizonans Favor Making English the Official Language of Arizona
More than four-in-five Arizona residents support making English the official language of the state according to a new poll conducted by Zogby Internat ...

March 30, 2006
Sen. Inhofe To Introduce Official English Amendment in the Senate
Sen. James Inhofe today announced his intention to introduce an amendment that would make English the official language of the United States. The amen ...

March 29, 2006
Legislator Introduces Bill to Make English the Official Language of Ohio
Ohio Representative Courtney Combs introduced legislation today that would make English the official language of Ohio. House Bill 553 would require th ...

March 23, 2006
Arizona Official English Bill Approved by House
Led by Rep. Russell Pearce, the Arizona House affirmed the importance of a common language by passing HCR 2036, a bill that would allow the citizens o ...

March 16, 2006
U.S.English Chairman Testifies in Annapolis For Official English Legislation
U.S. English, Inc. Chairman/CEO Mauro E. Mujica testified in the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis today to support House Bill 1335, legislatio ...

February 28, 2006
New U.S. English Study Finds 45 States Offer Foreign Language Driver’s License Exams
The divisive and dangerous trend of multilingual driver’s license exams continues according to new research recently completed by U.S. English, ...

February 13, 2006
Official English Legislation Introduced in Maryland
Maryland Delegate Pat McDonough introduced legislation last week that would make English the official language of Maryland. House Bill 1335 ensures th ...

February 10, 2006
Kentucky Coal Firm Requests Exemption to English Requirement for Miners
Non-English speakers may soon be working in Kentucky’s coal mines, if a pending request by the Sidney Coal Company is approved by the Kentucky M ...

February 2, 2006
Judge Tosses Out Evidence Against Spanish Speaking DWI Suspect
A North Carolina judge threw out the roadside breathalyzer test results of a Spanish speaker, saying that the officers had a duty to give him his righ ...

January 17, 2006
U.S. English Lauds Plans to Help Minnesota Immigrants Learn English
In a bold new proposal to promote assimilation among Minnesota’s newest immigrants, Governor Tim Pawlenty unveiled a plan to encourage English l ...

January 6, 2006
U.S. English Supports Broadening National Language Strategy
Statement by U.S. English, Inc. Chairman Mauro E. Mujica regarding the National Security Language Initiative. On Thursday, President Bush announc ...

January 4, 2006
Support for Official English Legislation Climbs to One-Third of U.S. House
The effort to make English the official language of the United States government recently hit another milestone, as H.R. 997 collected the support of ...


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