GOV. RITTER ORDERS FLAGS LOWERED TO HONOR
FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT RAY POWERS
Gov. Bill Ritter today ordered the lowering of U.S. and Colorado flags to half-staff on all Colorado state government buildings on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, to honor former Colorado Senate President Ray Powers of Colorado Springs.
Powers passed away on Friday. He was 79. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Springs First Church of 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.