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Special state capitol lighting will honor COVID-19 victims

Added 01-19-21 08:03:01am EST - “The Florida Capitol will be illuminated amber on Tuesday as part of the Biden-Harris inauguration's national moment of unity and remembrance for the more than 397,000 American lives lost to COVID-19.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Special state capitol lighting will honor COVID-19 victims”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Capitol will be illuminated amber on Tuesday as part of the Biden-Harris inauguration’s national moment of unity and remembrance for the more than 397,000 American lives lost to COVID-19.

Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried requested the capitol lighting, according to a news release from her office. Fried is the only state-wide elected Democrat in Florida.

State capitols and town halls across the nation are set to illuminate on Tuesday alongside the first-ever lighting display around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Poll in Washington.

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“It’s my honor to request that Florida’s Capitol be lit in their memory, with hope for brighter days ahead,” Fried said in the news release.

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