Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America Flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately, until sunset on March 29, 2023, until sunset on the day of interment, Tuesday, April 11, 2023 in honor of the life and legacy of former Representative Melvin Herbert King, who passed away on March 28, 2023.
This gubernatorial order applies to:
1. The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls
2. Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings
3. All state military installations