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Governor Orders Flags Half-Staff for California Shooting Victims

DES MOINES — Governor Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff immediately in honor and remembrance of the victims in the tragic shooting in Monterey Park, California. Flags are to be lowered to half-staff until sunset Thursday, January 26th.

The governor’s order is issued in conjunction with President Biden’s proclamation to lower all United States flags to half-staff for the same length of time.  Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout the state.

Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties, and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flags at half-staff for the same length of time.


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