Dan Forest issues the following statement on the recent passing of Senator Martin Nesbitt.
"I am deeply saddened at the sudden passing of Senator Nesbitt. He was a colleague and friend in the North Carolina Senate and his presence will be greatly missed. Martin Nesbitt leaves behind a legacy of service and compassion as he represented the people of western North Carolina well for many years. I hope all North Carolinians will join me in praying that God will give comfort and peace to the Nesbitt family and friends during this time of sorrow."