Governor Orders All Flags Flown at Half Mast Until August 8th


Flown at Half Mast Until Thursday, August 8th Sunset.

Governor Janet T. Mills has ordered that the United States and State of Maine flags be flown at half-staff statewide immediately until sunset on Thursday August 8, 2019 in honor of the victims of El Paso,Texas and Dayton, Ohio and issued the following statement:

“It is with heavy hearts and deep grief that we mourn the loss of our friends and fellow Americans,” said Governor Mills.  “On behalf of the people of Maine and with love and sorrow for our nation, we stand with the victims and their families, with the brave first responders who saved so many lives and with the communities of El Paso and Dayton, Ohio during this difficult time.”