Governor Walz orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Governor Tim Walz today ordered all United States and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota immediately tonight until sunset on the day of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s funeral, to honor her life and legacy. Justice Ginsburg died September 18, 2020, at the age of 87.

On August 10, 1993, Justice Ginsburg was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice where she served for 27 years as the second woman, and first Jewish woman, to serve on the Supreme Court.

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in lowering their flags in honor of Justice Ginsburg.

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