Concord, NH - New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley today issued the following statement regarding the passing of former New Hampshire Gov. Walter Peterson.
"New Hampshire lost one of its greatest citizens of all time today with the passing of former Governor Walter Peterson. Throughout his decades of service, Governor Peterson always put the people of New Hampshire first and politics second"
"Governor Peterson's unending work to improve public and higher education in the state of New Hampshire made a difference in the lives of countless Granite Staters. As a private citizen, Governor, and House Speaker, he is a role model both Republicans and Democrats can still take many lessons from.