NHGOP Comments on D.J. Bettencourt's Decision to Spend More Time with Family

Concord, NH -- Today New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Wayne MacDonald released the following statement after Republican Leader D.J. Bettencourt announced his decision not to run for reelection and resign from the State House at the end of session to spend more time with family.

“I want to thank D.J. Bettencourt for his service to our state and for his leadership in Concord. With his help, our Republican legislature has been turning the economy around and has reduced the state’s bloated budget.

“D.J. is one of the young, principled and energetic leaders in our state, and I know he has a bright future ahead of him whether it is in politics, government or the private sector. I wish him the best of luck.”