Senator Melissia Hurtado Releases Statement on George Floyd

June 1, 2020

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Senator Melissa Hurtado Releases Statement on George Floyd


SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, State Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) issued the following statement on the death of George Floyd:  

“George Floyd and his family deserve justice for this unnecessary and tragic death. As we all stand up against inequality and remember George Floyd, it’s important these protests remain focused on bringing the needed change to our country. I support every American’s right to peacefully protest, and I am listening to ideas from my community and neighbors on how to change the system and ways we can better support all Black Americans.  I commend our local law enforcement officers who are protecting us against the crimes of opportunity, who are actively listening to the protestors, and trying to be role a model by keeping the peace and protecting local business.  The death of George Floyd has rightfully sparked outrage and has shown us that we must work together to bring lasting change to our society and ensure justice for all communities. “


About Senator Melissa Hurtado

Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) represents the 14th Senate district in California, which includes cities in Fresno, Kern, Kings and Tulare counties. Senator Hurtado was born in Fresno, California and raised in the City of Sanger.