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Gov. Cox orders flags to be lowered to honor victims of the Texas shooting

May 24, 2022, 8:02 PM
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Utah Gov. Spencer Cox ordered on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 that all U.S. and Utah flags be lowered at all state buildings in honor of the Uvalde, Texas shooting victims.

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox ordered all U.S. and Utah flags be lowered at all state facilities Tuesday evening.

This comes in accordance with President Biden’s proclamation to honor all those individuals who lost their lives in the tragic school shooting Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas.

Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on Saturday, May 28.

To read the President Biden’s proclamation, click here.

Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson posted a joint statement on social media Wednesday evening.

 

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