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Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Senator Ron Rice


TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that U.S. and New Jersey flags fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities from Thursday, March 16, 2023 until Thursday, March 23, 2023 in recognition and remembrance of former Senator Ron Rice.

“It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of Senator Ron Rice, a man whom I was proud to call a partner and a friend,” said Governor Murphy. “New Jersey has lost a champion who leaves behind a legacy of compassion and courage. We will continue to strive for equity and fairness in this state, remembering at each step of the way that these were the values that defined his leadership. Tammy and I send our heartfelt condolences to all of Senator Rice’s loved ones.”

For a copy of Executive Order No. 321, click here.