Governor Tom Corbett today joined a nationwide tribute to Nelson Mandela by immediately ordering that United States and Pennsylvania flags be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities across the commonwealth.
The president ordered all United States flags to be lowered at all government buildings out of respect for Nelson Mandela.
Both U.S. and Pennsylvania flags shall remain at half-staff until sunset on Monday, Dec. 9.
All Pennsylvanians are invited to join in this tribute.
(Source: Pa. Office of the Governor)