Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding the death of former state Assemblymember, California Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia March Fong Eu:

“Anne and I were saddened to learn of March Fong Eu's passing. She was a pioneering woman who helped open doors to public service for more women and Asian Americans. On behalf of all Californians, Anne and I express our deep condolences to March’s family.”