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Gov. Lujan Grisham orders flags to half-staff in honor of late Sen. James White

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday ordered state flags to half-staff in memory of the late Sen. James White, who died late last week.

Flags are ordered to half-staff beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19, through sundown Thursday, Jan. 21.

The governor issued the following statement on Saturday:

“I am saddened to learn of the passing of Jim White. He was an honorable public servant. He served his country as a member of the Air Force and his state as a representative and later senator. His district was well-served by his willingness to put his constituents before party interests. I offer my condolences to his family and friends, and my prayers are with those who loved him.”

The executive order lowering flags can be found here.