Maine's governor has declared certain state government agencies and offices will close in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage announced Monday that non-essential state offices will be closed on Wednesday, coinciding with a national day of mourning for Bush, who died Friday at 94.
LePage says state offices will be closed out of respect for Bush, whom he called "Maine's president."
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LePage's office says the closure won't impact the swearing-in of lawmakers Wednesday.
Bush spent nearly every summer of his life in the coastal village of Kennebunkport.
Bush will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol rotunda for a ceremony and public visitation from Monday through Wednesday. An invitation-only funeral service will follow at Washington National Cathedral before his casket returns to Houston for burial.