Tennessee lawmakers push to replace Columbus Day holiday in favor of 'Super Bowl Monday'

Feb 04, 2023 359

BY: Chantz Martin

The Monday after the Super Bowl has traditionally been one of the least productive work days in the U.S., research over the years has suggested. So, one state is proposing to give most workers the day off. A bill proposed in Tennessee by state Sen. London Lamar and Rep. Joe Towns Jr. suggests the Columbus Day holiday be nixed and replaced with a day off the Monday after the big game.

If the bill, which is officially known as SB1344/HB1463, were to pass, Tennessee Code would be changed "by deleting the language, 'the second Monday in October, known as 'Columbus Day,'" and inserting the language, "the first Monday after the Super Bowl, known as 'Super Bowl Monday.'"

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SOURCE: https://www.foxnews.com

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