Rep. Vern Buchanan (FL-13) today became the newest co-sponsor of H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act. The bill now has 143 co-sponsors. Rep. Buchanan was elected to his first term in Congress in November 2006.
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. ( www.usenglish.org ) now has more than 2 million members.