Pocan Statement on Passing of Congressman Mark Takai
"I had the privilege to witness his dedication to his constituents while serving with him as a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement on the passing of Congressman Mark Takai (HA-01).
“Mark Takai humbly served the people of Hawaii, first in the state legislature and later in Congress. I had the privilege to witness his dedication to his constituents while serving with him as a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Mark was a strong voice for hardworking families in Hawaii. He will truly be missed by his colleagues, and I offer my deepest condolences to his family at this difficult time.”
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