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Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 18, when the family of Oregon State Representative Mitch Greenlick will honor his life and memory. Flags should be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset that day.

Governor Kate Brown issued the following statement yesterday:

"Representative Mitch Greenlick dedicated his career to fighting for Oregonians to have a better life. A fierce advocate for expanding health care, he championed initiatives that helped push our state forward, including extending the Oregon Health Plan for low-income and underserved communities. His tireless efforts around justice reform were critical to the passage of key legislation through the years to bring equal treatment under the law to all Oregonians. He was a professor, an educator, and a citizen legislator. Smart as a whip and with a heart of gold, he was a true Lion of the House. We will all greatly miss him. Dan and my hearts are with Harriet and his family as they mourn his passing."

Attachments

Liz Merah
503-877-8287
elizabeth.merah@oregon.gov
Nikki Fisher
503-373-7489
nikki.fisher@oregon.gov
Charles Boyle
503-931-7773
Charles.boyle@oregon.gov
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