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Governor Sununu Statement on the Passing of Councilor Ray Burton 

Hampton Falls – Former New Hampshire Governor John H. Sununu issued the following statement today on the passing of Executive Councilor Ray Burton:

"I am truly sorry that New Hampshire has lost a great public servant and I am deeply saddened to have lost a good friend. Ray Burton spent nearly forty years working for the North Country, and his service stands as the model of what makes our state great. Ray was always there to serve his constituents and he never let them down.

"Ray’s passing is an enormous loss for New Hampshire, and he will never be replaced. Nancy and I extend our sympathies to his family and ask all Granite Staters to keep them in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."


Governor Sununu Statement on Councilor Burton's Retirement 

Hampton Falls – Former New Hampshire Governor John H. Sununu issued the following statement today on Executive Councilor Ray Burton’s decision to not seek reelection:

"I am deeply saddened to hear that Councilor Ray Burton will not seek reelection after over thirty years in public service. As a former governor who served with Ray for six years, I was always impressed with hisdedication and deep commitment to his constituents. No one has done more tostand up for the North Country than Ray, and his institutional knowledge and bipartisan leadership will be missed on the Executive Council.

"Nancy and I extend our best wishes to Ray during these difficult times, and we ask that all Granite Staters keep him in their thoughts and prayers.


NHDP - ICYMI: In Sununu Family, Apple Doesn't Fall Far From Tree

Gov. Sununu Still Embarrassing New Hampshire, While His Son Stands in the Way of Reform

CONCORD - In the Sununu family, the apple clearly doesn't fall far from the tree.  In case you missed it, in a matter days, both Gov. John H. Sununu and John E. Sununu have made Granite Staters scratch their heads and wonder just what are they thinking?

Last night, Gov. John H. Sununu continued to spread Romney campaign falsehoods, saying Democrats won by turning out voters who are dependent on government.  This, sadly, should not come as a surprise to Granite Staters who, after witnessing his bitter campaign for Mitt Romney first-hand, are accustomed to seeing Gov. Sununu come unhinged.  This is the same man who called President Obama "lazy" and  said the President should "learn how to be an American.

His son, John E. Sununu is widely thought to be considering another run for office.  From the looks of it, he just can't wait to get back to Washington to join his fellow obstructionists, adding to the record-setting use of the filibuster by his party. On Monday, John E. Sununu wrote in the Boston Globe about his plan to end obstructionism in Congress.  His solution? More obstructionism.  John E. Sununu is standing in the way of Congressional reforms, which stands in stark-contrast to reform-minded legislators who are working hard to fix Washington and get it working for the people again. 

New Hampshire sent a clear message to Concord and Washington on November 6th: they want common-sense solutions and fair and balanced comprises to help keep America and New Hampshire moving forward.  The Sununus are doing their level best to ignore the will of the voters and to pursue their own narrow agenda that will move us all backward.

How can you help?  Let John E. Sununu know on Twitter that embracing obstructionism and stopping true reform is not the New Hampshire way.


Josiah Bartlett Center - Fireside Chat with the Governors 


Governors Benson, Merrill, and Sununu headline Josiah Bartlett Dinner

(CONCORD, NH)  The Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy today announced the 2nd Josiah Bartlett Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 4th at the Grappone Center in Concord. The dinner will feature a Fireside Chat with three former New Hampshire Governors and longtime supporters of the organization, Governors Craig Benson, Steve Merrill, and John H. Sununu.


"After a long campaign season, we hope people will enjoy hearing three wise friends of ours in a fun and freewheeling chat about the future of the state," said Center Chairman Rich Ashooh.


The evening will begin with a reception at 6pm, followed by dinner at 7pm. The Josiah Bartlett Center also announced that Executive Councilor and former Manchester Mayor Ray Weiczorek will receive the 2012 Libertas Award, which will be presented at the Josiah Bartlett Dinner.


"No one embodies the virtues of public service like Ray Wieczorek and it is an honor for us to be able to say thank you," Center President Charlie Arlinghaus added.


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