Pennsylvania House resolution would give Paterno a state holiday

    The Pennsylvania House is likely to create a new state holiday, but don’t expect a day off from work.

    The House has introduced legislation to make Sept. 3 “Coach Paterno Day” in honor of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

    Philly Post cites a report from Onward State that says the resolution was introduced last month, but reps are waiting for a day Paterno can visit the House floor to make the whole thing official.

    Sept. 3 marks the opening of the team’s 2011 season with a home game against Indiana State.

    Feed the Feed: Who else in the Commonwealth needs a holiday?

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