Governor Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff for Sen. Kennedy
August 26, 2009
AUGUSTA – In remembrance and honor of Sen. Edward Kennedy, Governor John E. Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff until sunset on Aug. 30, 2009. Governor Baldacci also directs that the flag be flown at half-staff on the day of Sen. Kennedy’s interment.
The order follows a proclamation issued by President Obama today ordering flags lowered to half-staff at all federal buildings for the same time period.