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Make March Madness A National Holiday

This petition had 3,956 supporters

The opening weekend of March Madness cost American companies an estimated $1.9 BILLION in wages lost to distraction and unproductivity. More than 60 million Americans fill out brackets, and this petition is for those 60 million as well as the companies that employ them. Let us be rid of the Boss Button, let us create no more fake spreadsheets, and let us watch March Madness the way God intended: On a couch with a beer and a bracket that is already busted.

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