Senator Stabenow Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Louis Stokes

Thursday, August 20, 2015

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow today issued the following statement regarding the passing of retired Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes.

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of former Congressman Louis Stokes. I was honored to serve with him in Congress where he was a real champion for working families and a pioneer for civil rights. He was a dear friend, and my thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time."