Governor Janet Mills Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Atlanta Metropolitan Area Victims 

March 18, 2021

Consistent with a directive (PDF) of the President, Governor Janet Mills ordered the United States and the State of Maine flags be lowered immediately statewide through Monday, March 22, 2021 in honor of the victims of acts of violence perpetrated in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area earlier this week.

“On behalf of the people of Maine, I express our deepest condolences to the families and friends who are mourning the loss of their loved ones, and we share in the pain of Asian Americans as they seek to heal and feel safe in the wake of this horrific attack,” said Governor Mills. “As we pay tribute to their memories, let us do all we can to defend the lives, integrity, and equality of people of all races, creeds, national origins, religions, disabilities, genders, ages and sexual orientations.”