(TRENTON) – Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald issued the following statement on the recent passing of former state legislator Peter Barnes II :
“It was an honor to serve with Peter Barnes II in the Assembly. It was even more an honor to know him personally and his family. Peter was the real deal. A stalwart legislator, he was a champion for the people of New Jersey not only on environment matters but for many issues critically important to bettering the lives of residents. There was no one better to have on your side when you’re in a fight to do the right thing for the state.
“My condolences to the Barnes family on their great loss. Assemblyman Barnes will always be remembered in the statehouse and revered for his work for the people of the great state of New Jersey.”