Governor Northam issues flag order for Virginia following shootings in El Paso, Dayton


“Pursuant to President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds to honor the victims of the tragedies in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered until sunset, August 8, 2019.

Ordered on this, the 4th day of August, 2019.


Ralph S. Northam”

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