July 12, 2019

Luján Statement on the Death of Ernestine Romero

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, issued the following statement on the death of Ernestine Romero:

“Ernestine Romero inspired and blessed us with her music and passion all of her life. I am heartbroken over the loss of such a vibrant soul. Her death is a tragedy for New Mexico.

“Domestic and gun violence are plagues on our communities - and we must take action to prevent these senseless deaths.

“Today, I’m sending my deepest sympathies to Ernestine’s family.

“Ernestine, we will miss you. Vaya con Dios.”

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