Gov. Wolf Orders US, Commonwealth Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings
October 17, 2019
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf ordered the United States and commonwealth flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds fly at half-staff to honor U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings, who passed away Thursday, October 17.
“Rep. Cummings was a trailblazer, a life-long advocate for fairness and civil rights, and a fearless defender of our democracy,” said Gov. Wolf. “Our prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues. He will be sorely missed.”
The United States and commonwealth flags shall be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Friday, October 18, 2019. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.