In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, and following the proclamation of President Trump, Governor Laura Kelly has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff immediately, from Thursday, October 17, 2019, to sunset on October 18, 2019, in honor of United States Representative Elijah E. Cummings.

“Today we grieve the loss of a true public servant, U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings. He was a champion of civil rights and civility. Our country is a better place because of his passion and tireless fight for justice.”

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