A bill has been introduced to make August 4th a legal holiday.
What happened August 4th?
That’s the day that former President Barack Obama was born.
The state already gives public employees Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day off.
But, the Democrats control the Illinois General Assembly and one can’t predict was Republican Governor Bruce Rauner would do if the August 4th Obama Birthday bill reached his desk during his re-election campaign.
The bills to watch are