California Governor on the Passing of Richard Trumka

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom  issued the following statement regarding the death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka:

“Jennifer and I were heartbroken to hear of the passing of Richard Trumka.  Richard was a force.  As President of AFL-CIO, he fought to increase the minimum wage and gave a voice to working people from coast to coast.  We have lost a giant, but with every win for workers’ rights, his legacy will live on.”