Flags Lowered to Half-Staff Upon the Passing of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 17, 2019) – In accordance with the proclamation by President Donald J. Trump, both American and state flags at public office buildings are lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Oct. 18, 2019, to honor Representative Elijah E. Cummings, of Maryland.

Elijah E. Cummings official photo

Elijah Eugene Cummings (January 18, 1951 – October 17, 2019)

All individuals, businesses, organizations, and government agencies are encouraged to join in this tribute of lowering the flag in honor of Rep. Cummings.

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