|Contact: Steve Jensen
|December 13, 2014|
GOV. MALLOY & LT GOV. WYMAN DIRECT FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF ON THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE TRAGEDY AT SANDY HOOK
(HARTFORD, Conn.) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman today directed U.S. and Connecticut flags to half-staff on Saturday, December 14, 2013 in honor of the 20 children and six adults who were killed on December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Flags should fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset December 14, 2013.
In addition, the Governor has encouraged citizens to perform an act of kindness , and has asked houses of worship and other organizations to ring their bells 26 times Saturday at 9:30 a.m. as a way of honoring the lives lost.