Durbin Statement On The Death Of Alderman JoAnn Thompson

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] - U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today made the following statement after learning of the death of Alderman JoAnn Thompson.

“Today, Chicago lost a dedicated public servant.  Alderman Thompson was a charismatic fixture in Chicago politics and a determined advocate for the Englewood neighborhood.  She saw potential in every corner of her community and worked to create opportunities and enrich the lives of others.   I am thankful to have worked with JoAnn.  Loretta and I send our deepest sympathies to her friends and family.”