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April 18-19, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Idaho

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

April 18-19, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Idaho

Governor Brad Little has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Representative Sue Chew who passed away Wednesday after her battle with cancer.“Representative Sue Chew was one of the stat …

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April 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Tennessee

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

April 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Tennessee

By order of the Governor and in accordance with the Honoring Hometown Heroes Act, flags over the State Capitol and all State office buildings shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on …

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April 17, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

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

April 17, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings in Lafayette County and all police stations in Missouri on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in h …

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April 10-15, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

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

April 10-15, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

In honor of the life and service of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Lieutenant Rodney Osborne, Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio to …

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April 16, 2024 - Half-Staff-Alert - Virginia

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

April 16, 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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April 14, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

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

April 14, 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 Sunday, April 14, 2024 in memory of Army veteran and long time public servant Paul B …

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April 11-13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Utah

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

April 11-13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Utah

Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox has issued an order for the flags of the United States of America and the great state of Utah to be flown at half-staff on all state facilities in recognition of the passing o …

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April 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

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

April 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

In honor of the life and service of former State Senator C.J. Prentiss, Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio to be flown at half-staff upon all public …

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April 6, 2024 - Half-Staff-Alert - Virginia

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

April 6, 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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April 6, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 05, 2024

April 6, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, April 6, in honor of a Somerset-Pulaski County EMT who died in the line of duty. …

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April 6, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 05, 2024

April 6, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Iowa

Gov. Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 6, 2024, to honor fallen U.S. Army Pfc. Raymond Schlamp who was killed near Dornot, Franc …

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April 4-5, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 04, 2024

April 4-5, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Governor Whitmer ordered U.S. & Michigan flags at the State Capitol to half-staff April 4-5, 2024 to honor former State Senator Mike Green.
April 4, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 04, 2024

April 4, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

In honor of former State Representative Brigid Kelly, the flags will be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Hamilton County, the Ohio Statehouse, Riffe Center & Rh …

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April 3-5, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Hawai'i

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 03, 2024

April 3-5, 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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April 2-4, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Illinois

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

April 2-4, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Illinois

The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in …

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April 2, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Arizona

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Apr 01, 2024

April 2, 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 Tuesday, April 2, 2024 and on the day of interment, in honor of Tucson police office …

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March 30, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 30, 2024

March 30, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, March 30, in honor of a Pikeville firefighter who died in the line of duty.Rober …

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March 30, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 28, 2024

March 30, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Governor Kathy Hochul today directed flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of fallen New York Police Officer Jonathan Diller who was killed in the line of duty.“New Yorkers a …

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March 27, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Tennessee

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

March 27, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Tennessee

By order of the Governor, flags over the State Capitol and all State office buildings will be lowered to half-staff, from 10:11am until sunset today, March 27, 2024, in honor of the six victims lost a …

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March 25, 2024 - Half-Staff-Alert - Virginia

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 25, 2024

March 25, 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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March 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 22, 2024

March 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

On March 22, 2014, the town of Oso, Washington experienced heavy rainfall, which led to the collapse of a hillside, sending a wall of mud and debris into the Steelhead Haven neighborhood below. This l …

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March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

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

March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, March 16, in honor of an Elliott County EMT who died Tuesday.Ronald Drake Adams, …

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March 16, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

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

March 16, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Governor Dunleavy has ordered that Alaska and the United States flags fly at half-staff immediately Friday, March 15th, to sunset on Saturday, March 16th, in honor of Former Alaska State Senator Patri …

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March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

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

March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Governor Mike Parson ordered all U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings in Jackson County and all police stations in Missouri on Saturday, March 16, 2024, in honor o …

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

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

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

Governor Kathy Hochul today directed flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on March 16 in honor of fallen Genesee County Sergeant Thomas A. Sanfratello. Sergean …

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March 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

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

March 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

In honor of the life and service of former Ohio State Senator Ted Gray, Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio to be flown at half-staff at the Ohio Stat …

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March 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

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

March 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Washington State Trooper Christopher Gadd, 27, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to …

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March 11, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

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

March 11, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

On February 29, 2024, Former Representative Betty Holzendorf passed away at the age of 84. Holzendorf represented House District 16 from 1988 to 1992 in the Florida House of Representatives. After her …

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March 9, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Delaware

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

March 9, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Delaware

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities through sunset on Saturday, March 9, 2024, to honor lifelong public servant, Korean War veteran and …

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March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

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

March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered all U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings in both Jackson and Johnson counties and all police stations in Missouri on Friday, Ma …

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March 7-17, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 07, 2024

March 7-17, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered flags in the City of Fritch to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Fritch Fire Chief Zeb Smith who lost his life in the line of duty protecting his fellow Texans in …

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March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 07, 2024

March 8, 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 Carbon County from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 8 in honor and memory of Pat O'To …

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March 10, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Colorado

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 07, 2024

March 10, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Colorado

Today, Governor Polis ordered flags to half-staff on Sunday, March 10, 2024, from sunrise to sunset in honor of Steve Zuckerman, an Eagle County paramedic who passed away responding to a backcountry r …

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