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Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, July 23 in honor of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. In accordance with the proclamation issued by President Trump, flags should be lowered to half-staff on the day of his interment and remain lowered until sunset July 23.

"John Paul Stevens was known for the very American value of independence," said Governor Brown. "His legacy will live on through the impact of his championship of equality and civil rights on Americans' everyday lives."

Read the presidential proclamation .

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Chris Pair
503-378-8197
chris.pair@oregon.gov
Kate Kondayen
503-378-6496
kate.kondayen@oregon.gov
Lisa Morawski
503-569-2482
lisa.m.morawski@oregon.gov
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