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Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered to Honor U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Date Posted: Sunday, February 14th, 2016
Categories:  Flag Status Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Kent County New Castle County News Office of Management and Budget Office of the Governor Sussex County

DOVER – With the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama has ordered American flags at all government buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning immediately as a mark of respect for the memory of Justice Scalia and to honor his service to our country. In concurrence with the President’s order and in remembrance of Justice Scalia and his many contributions as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Governor Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities also be flown at half-staff beginning immediately.

Flags are to remain at half-staff until the date of interment. Funeral services for Justice Scalia have not yet been announced.

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