SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON PASSING OF SENATOR FRANK LAUTENBERG

June 03, 2013

(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement today on the passing of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg. Senator Lautenberg was the last surviving World War II veteran in the United States Senate and a long-time champion of environmental issues.

“I am deeply saddened by New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg's passing. Senator Lautenberg lived an incredible life of public service dedicated to making life better for the people of his state and of our country. In serving our county both on the battlefield and in the U.S. Senate, he brought a leadership and vision that will be sorely missed and never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.”

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