September 19, 1996

TO:All State Agencies
FROM:Mike Lowry, Governor
SUBJECT:Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags

At the direction of President Clinton, flags at all state agency facilities should be lowered to half staff immediately in memory of Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew. This is a statewide flag lowering.

Flags will remained lowered through Sunday evening.

Please notify all of your remote and branch sites. If you have any questions, please contact Brent Heinemann at (360) 753-6780.