Governor Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Respect for Orlando Victims

June 13, 2016

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 12, 2016 Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – In respect for the victims of the hateful act of terror on Sunday, June 12 in Orlando, Florida, Governor Paul R. LePage has directed the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Thursday, June 16.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims who were killed or injured in this senseless and horrific attack,” said Governor LePage. “Ann and I send our condolences and pray for the safety and recovery of all those affected by this tragedy.”