Wolf signs Helm's bill designating June 19th as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day"

Wolf signs Helm's bill designating June 19th as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day"

Governor Tom Wolf signed Rep. Sue Helm's (R-Dauphin) bill, House Bill 619, into law as Act 9 on Wednesday. 

Act 9 designates June 19 as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" and recognizes news of the Emancipation Proclamation reaching Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
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