RI flags lowered to honor First Lady Nancy Reagan

Raimondo Directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags Lowered

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered the U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings in memory of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, who passed away this weekend. 

"On behalf of all Rhode Islanders, I send my deepest condolences to the Reagan family," Raimondo said. "Nancy Reagan was a tireless advocate for our country, and she will be missed."

Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags as a mark of respect.   

(release from Governor's Office)