Tag: Office of Management and Budget

Governor Carney Signs FY23 Budget

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed a $5.0 billion Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget for the State of Delaware, a sustainable financial plan that makes investments in Delaware public schools and education programming. Th...

Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on May 16, 2022 in memory of the more than 1 million Americans who have died from COVID-19. The post Governor Carney Orders Lowering of...

In Memoriam: Madeleine Korbel Albright

As a mark of respect for the passing of Madeleine Korbel Albright, the first female U.S. Secretary of State, and in recognition of her tremendous life of service to this nation, President Biden has ordered that the U.S. flag be immediately flown at hal...

Governor Carney Lowers Delaware Flag

In recognition of the passing of former State Senator Robert “Bob” L. Venables, Sr. and former State Senator and Representative Winifred Theodora “Winnie” Spence, Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag at state buildings and facilities be flown ...

Governor Carney Extends Flag Lowering

In conjunction with President Biden, Governor Carney has extended the order lowering both the American and Delaware flags to half-staff at all State buildings and facilities until sunset on Saturday, December 11, 2021 as a mark of respect for the passi...

Governor Carney Orders U.S. and Delaware Flags to Half-Staff

In observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, a time to honor the patriots who perished, commemorate the valor of all those who defended our Nation, and recommit ourselves to carrying forth the ensuing peace and reconciliation that brought a ...

In Memoriam: General Colin L. Powell

As a mark of respect for the passing of General Colin L. Powell and in recognition of his tremendous life of service to this nation, President Biden has ordered that the U.S. flag be immediately flown at half-staff until sunset on October 22, 2021. In ...

National Firefighters Memorial Service

In observance of the 40th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service and in accordance with Public Law 107-51, Governor Carney has ordered both the American and Delaware flags be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from sunrise to sunse...

In Memoriam: Second Lieutenant George M. Johnson

Governor Carney and Lieutenant Governor Hall-Long join family, friends and Delawareans across our state in paying tribute to the extraordinary life and service of Second Lieutenant George M. Johnson. In recognition, the Delaware flag will be lowered to...

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

In acknowledgement of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Delaware Code (Title 29, Section 408) requires Delaware State agencies, including all public schools, to display a POW/MIA flag each year on the third Friday in September as described below. §408 ...

Flags to be Lowered September 11 in Observance of Patriot Day

By a joint resolution approved by Congress on 12/18/2001, (Public Law 107-89) September 11th of each year has been designated as “Patriot Day.” This law also directs flags be lowered to half-staff on September 11th. In concurrence with this joint resol...

Flag Lowering for International Overdose Awareness Day

Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, as declared through his signing of SJR4. We encourage local governments, businesses and Delaw...

Flag Lowering for Memorial Day

In recognition of Memorial Day, President Biden has proclaimed May 31, 2021, as a day of prayer for permanent peace, and designated the hour of 11:00 AM as a time when we might collectively unite in prayer and reflection. President Biden has also asked...

Flag Lowering for Victims in San Jose

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 26, 2021, in San Jose, California, President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on May 30,...

Flag Status Update

Please note the following update regarding flag lowering for fallen Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook. A service in honor of Corporal Heacook’s memory is scheduled for Monday, May 10, followed by his interment. Accordingly, all flags should be retur...

Flag Lowering for Vice President Walter F. Mondale

As a mark of respect for Vice President Walter F. Mondale and his life of service to our Nation, President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment.  In conc...

Flag Lowering for Victims in Indianapolis

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on April 15, 2021, in Indianapolis, Indiana, President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Apri...

Flag Lowering for Victims in Colorado

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 22, 2021, in Boulder, Colorado, President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on March 27...

Flag Lowering in Memory of 500,000 Americans Lost to COVID-19

President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on February 26, 2021 in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. In concurrence with the President’s orde...

Flags to be lowered for passing of U.S. Capitol Police officers

This afternoon President Trump ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on January 13, 2021 as a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D....

Update – Flag Lowering for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Please note the following update regarding the current flag lowering for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The interment for Justice Ginsburg is scheduled for tomorrow, September 29. Accordingly, all flags are to be returned to full staff at the cl...