Speaker DeLeo’s statement on Menino’s passing

Statement from House Speaker Robert DeLeo on the passing of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.

“Mayor Menino had the courage to do whatever it took to fight for the people of Boston. We are all beneficiaries of his generous spirit, particularly the children of Boston, for whom he advocated tirelessly so they would have bright futures. My deepest prayers are with Angela and the Menino family. We are grateful for the decades that you and Mayor Menino shared with the citizens of Massachusetts.”