Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On Passing Of Former NYC Mayor Edward I. Koch


NEW YORK – The following statement can be attributed to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on the passing of former New York City Mayor Edward I. Koch.

"As a lifelong New Yorker, it's hard to imagine this city without Ed Koch. We will miss his keen mind, sharp wit, and absolute devotion to making a great city the best in the world. While we mourn his loss, we know that the legacy of his mayoralty, his commitment to civil rights and affordable housing, and his civic leadership long after he left City Hall, will live on for generations. I offer my sincere condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time."