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Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff until sunset Sunday, December 4, in honor of former Congressman and State Senator Jim Kolbe, who died Saturday.
- Announcement12/03/2022 to 12/04/2022
Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff Sunday, September 11, in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent men and women who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.Flags should currently be at half-staff for Queen Elizabeth II. Flags can remain at half-staff until the day of interment, which has not yet been scheduled. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.
Governor Doug Ducey today ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff Tuesday, September 13, in honor of former state Representative and State Mine Inspector Joe Hart, who died Sunday.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of former Arizona Representative and State Mine Inspector Joe Hart,” said Governor Ducey. “A pillar of state government, he was a dedicated advocate for the mining industry and played a critical role in overseeing the safety at Arizona’s mines. A lifelong Kingman resident, Inspector Hart proudly served the people of Arizona for decades. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this time.”
Inspector Hart was a member of the Arizona House of Representatives for nine years from 1992 to 2001, serving as speaker pro-tem and chairman of several committees. He was elected in 2006 as state mine inspector for Arizona and served for 15 years. Arizona is the only state that elects a statewide mine inspector. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.
In coordination with the Presidential proclamation, flags at all state buildings will be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on Monday, September 19, as a mark of respect for the memory of Queen Elizabeth II.
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.
- Announcement09/08/2022 to 09/19/2022
Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, August 26, in honor of the innocent lives lost to the tragedy in Tucson, including Pima County Constable Deborah Martinez.
“The loss of Constable Deborah Martinez is felt across our state,” said Governor Ducey. “Whether it was serving in the U.S. Army or carrying out her duties as a constable for Pima County, she dedicated her life to helping others and her community. Constable Martinez was a Tucson native who will be remembered for the way she treated others with dignity and respect. Our thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family, as well as those who also lost their lives in today’s tragic events.”
Constable Martinez enlisted in the Army after the September 11, 2001 attacks on our nation and spent the next 16 years serving. After her time in the Army, she volunteered at local nonprofits dedicated to veterans and their families, and served on various veterans advisory groups. She became the constable for Justice Precinct 8 just earlier this year. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.