Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff in honor of Rep. Cummings


In honor and remembrance of U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings and in accordance with an order issued by President Donald Trump, Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all United States and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota beginning immediately until sunset on Friday, October 18, 2019.

Rep. Cummings passed away early Thursday morning from longstanding health complications. Rep. Cummings represented the people of Baltimore in Maryland’s Seventh Congressional District since 1996.

Access a copy of Gov. Walz’s complete proclamation.

Source: Office of Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan

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