Senator Burr Statement on the Passing of N.C. State Senator Marc Basnight

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) today released the following statement on the passing of former North Carolina State Senator Marc Basnight, who led the Senate for nearly two decades: 

“Marc Basnight was one of the most effective and influential political leaders in North Carolina’s history. Marc was a powerful man, but everything he did was driven by a deep and genuine love of people that was evident to all. I always considered him to be one of my best friends. He will be missed.”