Governor: Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Justice Ginsburg

New Mexico

FILE – In this April 15, 2020 file photo New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in the state Capitol during a news conference in Santa Fe, N.M. The leader of one of the largest Native American tribes in the U.S. called Wednesday, June 23, 2020, on Lujan Grisham to end efforts to fight a court ruling that orders improvements in education for members of his tribe and other vulnerable groups. (Eddie Moore/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, Pool,File)

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered Saturday that all flags be flown at half-staff in the state of New Mexico in recognition of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The U.S. Flag code states that upon the death of an associate justice of the Supreme Court, flags shall be flown at half-staff form the day of death until interment.

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