(Hartford, CT)-- U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) issued the following statement on the passing of former New Haven Mayor John C. Daniels:
"As a model public servant, John Daniels broke new ground and paved new paths for generations after him. He forged coalitions and consensus among diverse combinations of race and religion, offering a deep sense of humanity and great humor. He touched countless lives in his drive to expand opportunity and he gave of himself unceasingly in service and friendship."