MINNESOTA – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Senator Herbert H. “Herb” Kohl (D-WI):

John and I are mourning the loss of former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl. We worked together during my early years in the Senate, including on funding the construction of the St. Croix River bridge, and he preceded me as chair of the Antitrust Subcommittee. Herb was known for his generosity, his fierce devotion to Wisconsin sports, and his steadfast commitment to serving the people of his state. Herb was never one to seek the spotlight, but he never had to — his accomplishments, from his philanthropic contributions to his work supporting dairy farmers and improving access to affordable healthcare, speak for themselves.  My thoughts are with his loved ones during this time.”