Seal of the State of Nevada


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.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 27rd day of March, in the year two thousand twenty-two..

Signatures of Governor Sisolak, Cegavske and Scott