Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) released the following statement on the passing of New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg.
"I was saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Lautenberg," said Smith, Dean of the N.J. Congressional Delegation. "He has been in public office for many years, served his country in uniform and was successful in private business as well. He has been a mainstay of New Jersey politics for decades. Marie and I offer our condolences to the entire family for their loss."