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Gov. Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff through sunset on May 28 in honor and remembrance of the victims in the tragic shooting today at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas 

Davenport, IOWA – According to the state officials, the governor’s order is issued in conjunction with President Biden’s proclamation to lower all United States  flags  to  half-staff  for the same length of time.

  Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex.

Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout the state. 

Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties, and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flags at half-staff for the same length of time.

Governor Reynolds released the following statement:

“My heart breaks for all those affected by the tragic and senseless shooting in Uvalde. Kevin and I join with Iowans in praying for all the parents, families, students and staff involved. No parent or child should ever have to face this unimaginable tragedy.”

This story will be updated as new information become available. 

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