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Ray LaHood becomes 227th cosponsor of Armenian Genocide Resolution

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of Illinois (ANC of IL) welcomed the 14th Representative from Illinois to cosponsor House Resolution 106 in recognition of the Armenian Genocide, Congressman Ray LaHood (R-IL-18).



"We welcome Congressman LaHood as the 14th cosponsor of H. Res. 106 from Illinois," stated Ari Killian, Chairperson of the ANC of Illinois.



Constituents and local activists, together with Armenians from the State of Illinois and nationwide praise the Congressman for his support for this resolution. To date, the House resolution has 227 cosponsors, the ANCA reports.



Congressman LaHood has dedicated his life to public service. He was a junior high school social studies teacher for six years prior to his political career. In 1982, he was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives. From 1982-1994, he served as Chief of Staff for U.S. House Minority Leader Robert Michel (R-IL-18). In 1994, he was elected to the United States Congress.



The H. Res. 106 recognizing the Armenian Genocide urges the U.S. President to use term 'genocide' in his April 24 annual statement. The resolution was introduced by Representative Adam Schiff, the 4th-term Democrat from California, January 30, 2007.
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