May 2008

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Massachusetts Legislature, New York officials present resolutions

     WORCESTER, Mass. -- State Sen. Harriette L. Chandler, D-Worcester, presented a legislative resolution congratulating the Major Taylor Association on its accomplishments on the eve of the Major Taylor monument unveiling.

     The May 19, 2008, resolution, adopted by both the Massachusetts Senate and the House of Representatives, cites the association's efforts to honor the 1899 world cycling champion and to educate people about his life and legacy. Click here for the full text of the resolution.

     The Nassau County, New York, Legislature sent similar citations to be presented by a constituent who attended the May 21 statue dedication. The resolutions were signed by District 2 legislator Roger H. Corbin and the Nassau County executive, Thomas R. Suozzi.

     For more information about the events of May 21, visit the Events page at

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