INDIANAPOLIS—Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement on the passing of former Representative Dan Forestal:

“Last night, I learned of the heartbreaking news of former Representative Forestal’s death. I was honored to work beside him in the General Assembly fighting to make Indianapolis a great home for all of our residents. He was a dedicated champion for change in his community, and I know this is a tough loss for all who benefited from his advocacy. My prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends at this terribly sad time.”