News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 16, 2013

Gov. Pence: Flags to be flown at half-staff to honor victims of Boston tragedy

Businesses, residents also asked to lower flags


News Release

---- — INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities in all counties of Indiana to be flown at half-staff today.

President Obama signed a proclamation this morning honoring the victims of yesterday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon and ordering flags nationwide to be flown at half-staff.

Per the President’s directive, flags are to remain at half-staff until sunset on Saturday, April 20.

Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to half-staff to honor the victims and their families.