Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Assemblyman George Richardson


TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Friday, October 15, 2021, to honor the passing of Assemblyman and civil rights leader George Richardson.

“A maverick civil rights leader, Assemblyman Richardson was an exemplary public servant who dedicated his entire life to dismantle the legacies of systemic racism,” said Governor Murphy. “Although, we lost Assemblyman Richardson, his legacy will continue to live on. Tammy and I send our condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.” 

Copy of Executive Order No. 268