SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Flag Order, Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag at the Capitol Complex and at all Commonwealth facilities in the counties of Lehigh and Berks to fly at half-staff to honor fallen firefighter Erik Hirner.Erik Hirner, a resident of North Catasauqua, Northampton County, and an 11-year veteran of the Reading Fire Department, Berks County, died from injuries after his vehicle was struck by another while en route to work on Sunday, May 27, 2018.The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Thursday, May 31, 2018, through sunset on the day of interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.The United States flag shall remain at full staff during this tribute. May 31, 2018 Governor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Firefighter Erik Hirner
DES MOINES — President Trump and former Vice President Biden plan to be campaigning in Iowa on the same day next month.Iowa Republican Party officials confirm Trump is to speak at a private fundraiser for the state party on June 11th. The event will be held in West Des Moines.Politico reports Biden is planning to be in Iowa on the same day, and will be here June 12th as well. Biden’s trip will come a couple of days AFTER the Iowa Democratic Party fundraiser in Cedar Rapids featuring 17 other candidates seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination.