President/Governor Order Flags Be Flown at Half Staff in Honor of Florida Victims 15 Feb 18

ST. PAUL, MN – In accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump, Governor Mark Dayton has directed all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota.

As directed by the President’s proclamation, flags will be flown at half-staff beginning immediately, until sunset on Monday, February 19, 2018, as a mark of respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence in Parkland, Florida.

“Yesterday’s terrible massacre of schoolchildren in Florida should shock and horrify all Minnesotans,” said Governor Dayton. “I urge all of us to demand, and then work for, an end to this insane violence.”

The Governor’s proclamation states, On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, a terrible act of violence was committed against innocent people at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida; and the victims and their families deserve our honor, respect, and remembrance.

Click here to see the Presidential Proclamation.

Click here to see the Governor’s Proclamation.