DES PLAINES – State Senator Laura Murphy (D-Des Plaines) released the following statement regarding the sudden and unfortunate passing of her friend and colleague State Senator Scott M. Bennett.

“There was not a more genuine, hardworking or enjoyable member of the General Assembly than Scott Bennett. He truly enjoyed life.

He possessed an incredible ability to formulate public policy respectful of all sides and opinions.
But most important is his family who lost an incredible father. They have my deepest sympathy during this heartbreaking time. He will be dearly missed.”