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BOSTON – In honor of the life and legacy of United States Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, and in accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, January 13, 2022 the day of interment.

This gubernatorial order applies to: 

1.  The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls 

2.  Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings 

Reid died on December 28, 2021, at the age of 82, from pancreatic cancer.

A lawyer, and a Democratic politician, he was served as the U.S. Senator for Nevada from 1987 to 2017. He was the Senate Majority Leader from 2007 to 2015.


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