The Health and Government Operations Committee of the Maryland House of Delegates will be holding a hearing on H.B. 886, legislation to make English the official language of Maryland, on Wednesday March 12.

U.S. English supporters interested in joining us to testify in favor of this bill should come to the Lowe House Office Building by noon on Wednesday and proceed to the Health and Government Operations Committee room on level 2. If you would prefer to give written testimony, you can e-mail Delegate Pat McDonough at Pat.McDonough [at] or fax the testimony to him at 410-841-3598.

U.S. English, Inc. is the nation's oldest and largest non-partisan citizens' action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the English language in the United States. Founded in 1983 by the late Sen. S.I. Hayakawa of California, U.S. English, Inc. ( ) now has more than 2 million members.