Senator Taylor: Statement on Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

(MADISON) – Today, in response to news of the passing of United States Congressman Elijah Cummings, Senator Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement:

“I was stunned to learn of the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings this morning.  He has been a steadfast example of responsible public service and leadership.  The absence of his voice, on key issues impacting this nation, will certainly be felt.  You never doubted why he was in the room…to represent the interests of the people.  Period.  My deepest sympathies to his family, colleagues, and the residents of Maryland.”