For John, BLUF: Not unreasonable, considering it is Illinois and the President broke some previous barriers. Nothing to see here; just move along.
This is from NBC Chicago and Reporter Shelby Bremer.
No offices will shut down, but his adoptive state is recognizing the 44th President.
This idea was launched by State Senator Emil Jones III, the son of former the former State Senate President of the same name, who was an early supporter of President Obama.
To provide some prospective,
"Barack Obama Day" joins other commemorative holidays like Adlai Stevenson Day, Ronald Reagan Day and Jane Addams Day, for which workplaces do not close.Remember, 4 August 2018, and every year thereafter.
Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff