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Mayor Gloria’s Statement on Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Legacy of Service

September 29, 2023


SAN DIEGO –  Mayor Todd Gloria issued the following statement on the passing of Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her impact over her five decades of public service:

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein.

“Senator Feinstein was a trailblazer, breaking down barriers for women in politics and serving the public for over 50 years. Her career was marked by a tireless commitment and unwavering dedication to the betterment of our nation. Her advocacy on critical issues such as gun safety, women’s rights, environmental protection and healthcare reform reflected her deep concern for the welfare of her fellow Californians and all Americans. 

“As a former mayor, Senator Feinstein was always a champion for cities in the Senate. San Diego was fortunate to have her as our representative in Washington, and our city is a better place because of her.

“Today, San Diego joins the nation in mourning Senator Feinstein’s passing, but we are filled with immense gratitude for her service and all she has done for our city, state, and nation. Godspeed, Senator.”