EXECUTIVE ORDER 2022-01
Governor Sisolak orders flags lowered in honor of former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel
WHEREAS, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright passed away on March 23, 2022; and
WHEREAS, Madeleine Albright came to the United States as an immigrant fleeing persecution and became a proud American; and
WHEREAS, Albright defied convention and broke barriers again and again by serving as an ambassador and the first female Secretary of State; and
WHEREAS, Albright was a scholar, teacher, bestselling author, and accomplished businesswoman who inspired a generation of public servants and countless women leaders around the world; and
WHEREAS, Albright was always a force for goodness, grace, decency - and for freedom.
NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada, and pursuant to section 7 of title 4 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:
The flags of the United States and the State of Nevada shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and all State public buildings and grounds until sunset on March 27, 2022, in honor of Madeleine Albright and her life of service to our Nation.