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Governor Walz, Lt. Governor Flanagan Remember Senator David Tomassoni

8/12/2022 12:00:00 PM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan shared the following statements after the death of longtime Iron Range legislator Sen. David Tomassoni.

“Gwen and I are heartbroken to hear of Senator David Tomassoni’s death. We are sending love and strength to his family and so many friends at the Capitol and across the state,” said Governor Walz. “David was a champion for his constituents, the Iron Range, and all of Minnesota. I am honored to have known him and to have worked together to pass millions of dollars in funding for ALS research and caregiver support last session. His legacy will continue to help people in Minnesota for generations.”

“Senator David Tomassoni was a tireless advocate for his constituents and the Iron Range and a friend to so many across the state,” said Lieutenant Governor Flanagan. “When he was diagnosed with ALS, he turned heartbreak into action and became a fierce champion in his final months for people and families like his. I am saddened by his passing, and his family and loved ones will remain in our thoughts and prayers.”

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