Governor Corbett Orders PA Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Arlen Specter

Oct 15, 2012, 10:32 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and all commonwealth facilities to fly at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who died Sunday.

Specter, 82, of Philadelphia, represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate for 30 years.

Flags shall be flown at half-staff until sundown on Tuesday, Oct. 16, the day of Specter's internment.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to join in this tribute.

Media contactJanet Kelley, 717-783-1116

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor