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Statement of Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga on the Passing of Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins

Contact: Mike Gillis                  



TOLEDO, OH – On the news of the passing of Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga issued the following statement.

 “The passing of Mayor Collins is a tremendous loss for Toledo and all its citizens.  In recognizing this loss, we all can celebrate the life and times of this fine public servant.  His service as police officer, union representative and public official has made for a legacy that can inspire us all.  His commitment to the public welfare, his fellow police officers and the future of this great city is a model for all to follow.  Mayor Collins’ memory will live on as we continue the pursuits to which he was so deeply committed.”


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