Governor Walz orders flags at half-staff to honor victims of attack on U.S. Capitol

Governor Tim Walz has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at all state buildings in Minnesota effective immediately until sunset on Tuesday, April 6, to honor the victims of the attack on the United States Capitol on Friday, April 2, including William “Billy” Evans, an 18-year veteran of the United States Capitol Police.

Minnesota joins states across the nation, in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden, to remember, mourn, and honor the victims of the attack. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are also encouraged to join in lowering their flags.

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