NHDP - Statement on North Country Leaders' Letter to Kelly Ayotte

Concord, NH - New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley released the following statement regarding a letter to Senator Kelly Ayotte from a bipartisan group of nearly two dozen elected and community leaders in the North Country.  The letter express their "alarm" with her vote against the Berlin prison, a "vital public safety and economic development project."

"You don't have to be from the North Country to be distressed by Senator Ayotte's vote against New Hampshire jobs.  Her priorities are mixed up on nearly every issue, putting her reckless Tea Party ideology first and the people of New Hampshire last.

"Ever since her infamous 'running' ad, Senator Ayotte has been sprinting away from job creation and her campaign promises.  Her vote against the Berlin prison would have left the facility empty, over 300 New Hampshire citizens unemployed, and taxpayers with a 4 million dollar a year bill."

The full text of the letter can be found here.