All State Offices to close Dec. 5, 2018 to honor President Bush

Press Release, Office of the Governor Of Maryland

* ALL State Offices Will be Closed Wednesday, December 5, to Honor Late President

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has declared that Maryland state government agencies and offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, as a mark of respect for President George H.W. Bush’s lifetime of service and unwavering dedication to our country.

“Today, I ask that you take time to remember and honor the immeasurable contributions of President George H.W. Bush and his legacy of principled leadership, decency, and commitment to our nation,” said Governor Hogan. “This is just one small way the citizens of an eternally grateful state can pay tribute to a truly great American.”

This declaration coincides with a national day of mourning, federal government closure, and a memorial service for President Bush at National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., which Governor Hogan will attend.