New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy tweeted:
Gov: I join with my fellow NYers in mourning the loss of innocent lives that were taken in today’s shooting | #NYS flags @ half-staff tom
In recognition & mourning of the victims in NewtownCT today, I am ordering flags to be flown half-staff on Tuesday Dec18 2012#PrayForNewtown
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