Governor Markell Declares December 24, 2015, a State Holiday

DOVER – Governor Jack Markell announced today that Thursday, December 24, 2015, will be an additional holiday for state government.

“Our state employees have an unwavering dedication to serving our friends and neighbors. In spite of increased demands and fewer resources, they continue to provide excellent service and support, delivering every day for the citizens of Delaware,” said Governor Markell. “In appreciation of all of their hard work and their commitment to Delaware, I am allowing them to spend an extra day with their families this holiday season.”

Employees at 24-hour facilities, such as state hospitals and correctional centers, will report to work. State offices will re-open on Monday, December 28, 2015, with normal business hours.