ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Former president Barack Obama is one step closer to being honored in the state.
A bill making his birthday, August 4, a commemorative holiday is headed to the governor’s desk.
It would not cost taxpayers any money since state employees would not have the day off.
It passed the House unanimously and Governor Bruce Rauner has 60 days to sign or veto it.
The governor’s office says he will review the bill.