Statement from NH Democratic Leader on Governor Hassan’s State of the State Address

CONCORD, NH – Representative Stephen Shurtleff of Penacook, NH House Democratic Leader released the following statement following Governor Hassan’s State of the State Address.

“Thanks to Governor Hassan’s strong, bipartisan leadership, the State of New Hampshire remains strong and is getting stronger. In her address today, the Governor presented specific steps that we as a state can take to continue this progress while bolstering the middle class and ensuring that every Granite Stater has the opportunity to succeed.”

“I was pleased to hear the Governor discuss the importance of early childhood education and workforce training programs in her State of the State address. The Gateway to Work program is a bold idea that will help bring more of our citizens into the workforce and help them thrive in the 21st century economy, while continuing to attract businesses to our state for our skilled, trained, and motivated workers. My colleagues in the State House and I look forward to working with Governor Hassan to build a New Hampshire where all of our people and businesses have a fair shot to get ahead and stay ahead.”