Rep. Barnes Statement on Passing of Marty Beil
“Marty’s legacy will live on through continued efforts to empower Wisconsin’s families through worker and social justice.”
MADISON – Wisconsin State Representative Mandela Barnes (D – Milwaukee) released the following statement regarding the passing of Marty Beil, longtime executive director of the Wisconsin State Employees Union, AFSCME Council 24:
“While many of us are saddened and devastated by the tragic loss of Marty Beil this week, there is no better time than now for us to embrace and celebrate his steadfast passion to achieve true economic justice for Wisconsin families.
“My thoughts and prayers are with his friends, family, and those who fought alongside him for our unions and the working people that our unions protect and support every day. Marty’s legacy will live on through continued efforts to empower Wisconsin’s families through worker and social justice.”
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