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July 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 23, 2024

July 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) equipment operator Alexander Rodish:“Jennifer and I are deeply sadd …

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July 19, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 19, 2024

July 19, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced flags on state buildings will be flown at half staff on July 19 in honor of Corey Comperatore. “Corey Comperatore was a father, a public servant, and a proud Ame …

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July 22, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 19, 2024

July 22, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday, July 22, 2024, in honor of a Kentucky native who died while on active duty with the U.S. …

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July 21, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wisconsin

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 19, 2024

July 21, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #235 ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Sun., July 21, 2024, in honor of Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Jerald Dav …

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July 18, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Louisiana

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 18, 2024

July 18, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Louisiana

Governor Jeff Landry signed an Executive Order to fly flags at half-staff for Corey Comperatore who was killed at a Pennsylvania rally for Donald J. Trump. The flags of the United States and the Stat …

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July 17-18, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Oregon

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 17, 2024

July 17-18, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Oregon

Governor Tina Kotek ordered flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Thursday, July 18, in memory of the life and service of Peter Michael Co …

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July 18, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 17, 2024

July 18, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Governor Mike Parson ordered U.S. and Missouri flags be lowered to half-staff at all government buildings in Jefferson County, the Fire Fighters Memorial of Missouri in Kingdom City, and firehouses st …

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July 16, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Colorado

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 16, 2024

July 16, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Colorado

Comperatore lost his life protecting his family at the Trump rally in Pennsylvania Governor Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor slain Pennsylvania Volunteer Firefighter Chief …

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July 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 15, 2024

July 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff on July 16, from sunrise to sunset, in honor of former New York State Assembly Majority Leader James R. Tallo …

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July 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arkansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 15, 2024

July 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arkansas

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has directed the United States flag and the Arkansas State flag to fly at half-staff in memory of former Congressman Tommy Robinson. Congressman Robinson passed away at …

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July 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 12, 2024

July 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Governor Mike Parson ordered all government buildings to lower flags to half-staff in honor of fallen Boone County Assistant Fire Chief Matthew Tobben on July 13. Government buildings referenced in t …

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July 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 12, 2024

July 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Vacaville Police Department Officer Matthew Bowen: “Jennifer and I join the loved ones, friends and colleagues mourni …

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July 12-15, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Hawai'i

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 12, 2024

July 12-15, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Hawai'i

Governor Josh Green, M.D., has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawaiʻi state flag be flown at half-staff at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol and at all state offices and agencies as well as the H …

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July 4-13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 11, 2024

July 4-13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

In honor of the life and service of Cleveland Police Officer Jamieson Ritter, Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all publ …

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July 12, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 11, 2024

July 12, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Today, in accordance with Executive Order #20-30, Governor Laura Kelly has directed flags be flown at half-staff in Lyon County, Kansas, from sunup to sundown on Friday, July 12, 2024, in honor of Cit …

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July 9-10, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Oklahoma

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 09, 2024

July 9-10, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Oklahoma

Governor Stitt ordered U.S. & Oklahoma flags to half-staff July 9-10, 2024 on state properties to honor former U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe.
July 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Delaware

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 08, 2024

July 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Delaware

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities on Saturday, July 13, 2024, to honor former State Senator Dorinda “Dori” Connor on the day of her in …

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July 3, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jul 02, 2024

July 3, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmerhas ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Wedn …

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June 30, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 27, 2024

June 30, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Governor Katie Hobbs ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Sunday, June 30, 2024, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives prote …

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June 28, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 27, 2024

June 28, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Fri …

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June 27, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 26, 2024

June 27, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, June 27 to honor and remember former state Senator George McManu …

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June 28, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arkansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 24, 2024

June 28, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arkansas

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS, acting under the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Arkansas, do hereby order that the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas be f …

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June 24, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Louisiana

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 24, 2024

June 24, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Louisiana

Governor Landry ordered U.S. & Louisiana flags on State Buildings to half-staff June 24, 2024 to honor former Representative John Eddie Guinn.
June 22, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 21, 2024

June 22, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Governor Kathy Hochul today directed flags on State buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 22 in honor of Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Ranger R …

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June 24, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 21, 2024

June 24, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Sweetwater County from sunrise to sunset on Monday, June 24 in honor and memory of Fred …

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June 1-22, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 20, 2024

June 1-22, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Maryland

This is to advise that Governor Wes Moore ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately. A separate notification will be sent regarding the raising of the Maryland Flag. T …

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June 20, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 19, 2024

June 20, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 20, 2024 in honor of Scottsdale Police Detective Ryan So, who was kil …

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June 19, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Virginia

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 19, 2024

June 19, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Virginia

In accordance with the authority vested in me as Governor, I hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all state and local …

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June 17-18, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 18, 2024

June 17-18, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Govenor Abbott is allowing U.S. & Texas flags to be displayed at half-staff in Van Zandt County June 17-18, 2024 to honor Van Zandt County Precinct 2 Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr.Individuals, bu …

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June 15, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 17, 2024

June 15, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - California

Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement regarding the death of Los Angeles County Firefighter Andrew Pontious:“Jennifer and I offer our sincerest condolences to the family, friends and en …

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June 17, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 17, 2024

June 17, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Governor Dunleavy has ordered that Alaska and the United States flags fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, June 17th, in honor of former Legislator Ann Spohnholz who passed June 9th. …

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June 17, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Indiana

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 14, 2024

June 17, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Indiana

Governor Holcomb has ordered U.S. & Indiana flags in LaPorte County to half-staff June 17, 2024 to honor volunteer firefighter Ken Caldwell.
June 14, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alabama

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 14, 2024

June 14, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alabama

Governor Ivey ordered flags on the grounds of the State Capitol Complex, in Fayette County, and in the City of Greenville to half-staff June 15, 2024 to honor former State Representative William Edge …

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June 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 12, 2024

June 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Eight years ago, on June 12, 2016, a shooter claiming alliance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant committed a horrific act of terrorism against the LGBTQ and Hispanic communities at Pulse Nig …

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June 4-11, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Jun 10, 2024

June 4-11, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Yesterday, in accordance with Executive Order #20-30, Governor Laura Kelly directed flags be lowered to half-staff on all state buildings, grounds, and facilities effective immediately until sundown o …

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