CLEVELAND, OH – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) issued the following statement on the passing of former Ohio Senate President Harry Meshel.

“I loved Harry Meshel. No one fought harder than Harry Meshel for the little guy - whether she punches a clock in Warren, works construction in Youngstown, or cleans floors at Harry’s beloved YSU.  

“Every time I spoke with Harry, I learned something. No one understood the voters better.”