Governor Janet Mills has ordered that the United States and Maine flags are to be flown at half staff through Monday, July 20th in honor of Congressman John Lewis who passed away at the age of 80 on Friday, July 17th.

 

Governor Janet Mills said

"Today, we mourn the passing of Congressman John Lewis, a hero who taught us to hope and fight for a better future, even in a sea of despair. Together let us honor his courage and compassion by never giving up the long struggle he led for a more equal and just nation for all."