LANSING, MI-- Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, May 12, within the state Capitol complex and within the 109th District of the
House of Representatives in honor of state Rep. John Kivela, who died Tuesday, May 9.
“John was a great person and a passionate public servant and will be remembered for his commitment to his constituents in Marquette and the Upper Peninsula,” Gov. Snyder said. “I extend my most heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and colleagues in the Legislature during this difficult time.”