Both President Trump and Governor Dayton have issued proclamations for the flags to be lowered to half-staff from October 2, 2017 until sunset on October 6th. Both proclamations are listed below:
For Immediate Release October 02, 2017
Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada
HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Our Nation is heartbroken. We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured in last night’s horrible tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada. As we grieve, we pray that God may provide comfort and relief to all those suffering.
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2017, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, October 6, 2017. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this second day of October, in the year of our Lord two thousand seventeen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.
DONALD J. TRUMP
Governor Dayton Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Attack in Las Vegas, Nevada
ST. PAUL, MN – In accordance with the proclamation issued today by President Donald Trump, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota. As directed by the President, flags will be flown at half-staff beginning immediately, until sunset on Friday, October 6, 2017, as a mark of respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Governor’s proclamation reads:
WHEREAS: On Sunday, October 1, 2017, a terrible act of violence was committed against innocent people in Las Vegas, Nevada; and
WHEREAS: The victims and their families deserve our honor, respect, and remembrance; and
WHEREAS: The President of the United States of America has lowered United States flags at all public buildings, grounds, and military posts of the Federal Government until sunset on Friday, October 6, 2017.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, MARK DAYTON, Governor of Minnesota, do hereby order all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota immediately through sunset on Friday, October 6, 2017, in memory of the victims of this tragedy.