Governor directs flags to half-staff for Pittsburgh victims

6 years ago

AUGUSTA, Maine — In respect for the victims of the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh yesterday, Sunday, Oct. 28, Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage has directed the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.

“Ann and I send our condolences to the families of the Tree of Life congregation,” said LePage. “We are deeply saddened by this tragedy, which occurred in a place of worship during a ceremony to celebrate a new life. We pray for the victims and their families.”

President Donald J. Trump issued a proclamation last night directing flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims.