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Monday, September 22, 2008
GOV. RITTER ORDERS FLAGS LOWERED TO HONOR FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT RAY POWERS
GOV. RITTER ORDERS FLAGS LOWERED TO HONOR
FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT RAY POWERS
Gov.Bill Rittertoday ordered the lowering ofU.S.andColoradoflags to half-staff on allColoradostate government buildings onTuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, to honor former Colorado Senate President Ray Powers ofColorado Springs.
Powers passed away on Friday. He was 79. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday atSpringsFirstChurchof the Nazarene,4120 E. Fountain Road,Colorado Springs.
Powers served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1979 to 1980, and in the Senate from 1981 to 2000. He was Senate president his final two years.