Posted: 2009/8/27 9:53 Updated: 2009/8/27 9:53
Perry Flag Order
From: Greg Davidson
Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 3:30 PM
To: Greg Davidson
Subject: Governor directs flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy
The governor has issued the following. Please contact me if you have any questions.
Executive Clerk to the Governor and
Director of Constituent Communication Division
Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 21428
Austin, Texas 78711
Dear State Agency Leader:
The United States of America has lost a longtime member of Congress with the passing of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. As a mark of respect for this widely regarded leader, it seems fitting that flags in Texas be lowered immediately to half-staff.
Therefore, acting pursuant to Chapter 3100 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby direct the immediate lowering of all State of Texas and United States flags under control of the State to half-staff in memory of the Honorable Edward M. Kennedy. State of Texas and United States flags throughout Texas should remain at half-staff today and tomorrow and lowered again on the date of interment once it is set by the family.
The First Lady and I extend our prayers of comfort to his family in their time of grief, and urge all Texans to remember and honor his life of service to our nation.
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