Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office
Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff in Honor of Victims of Paris Attack

Press Release Date:  Monday, November 16, 2015  
Contact Information:  Terry Sebastian
Jennifer Brislin

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today through sunset on Thursday, Nov. 19, in honor of the victims of last week’s attack in Paris, France.

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims of last week’s unfathomable attack in Paris,” said Gov. Beshear. “Through acts of support such as this, we join the rest of the world in standing with the people of France, and demonstrating that this unspeakable violence will never be tolerated.”

Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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