Speaker Heastie Statement on the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.

Richard dedicated his life to fighting for working people. His passing is a tremendous loss to my union brothers and sisters, but his legacy has undoubtedly changed the lives of many hardworking Americans.

I would like to extend my condolences to his friends and family. I pray that they find comfort during this difficult time.