Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of victims in Santa Fe, Texas


Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton

In accordance with a proclamation issued today by President Donald Trump, Gov. Mark Dayton has directed all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota.

As directed by the president’s proclamation, flags will be flown at half-staff beginning immediately, until sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, as a mark of respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence in Santa Fe, Texas.

Read a statement released earlier today by Gov. Dayton.

On Friday, May 18, 2018, a terrible act of violence was committed against innocent people at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, and the victims and their families deserve our honor, respect, and remembrance.

Read a copy of President Donald Trump’s proclamation.

Read a copy of Gov. Dayton’s proclamation.

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