Durbin Statement on the Death of Former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] - U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released the following statement after learning of the death of Jane Byrne, the first female mayor of Chicago.

“When Jane Byrne moved into Cabrini Green, she proved Chicago’s first woman mayor was unafraid to tackle the city’s toughest problems head on.  My thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends.”