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Press Release

For Immediate Release
October 27, 2013

Communications Office

Governor Hassan's Statement on Executive Councilor Ray Burton's Retirement Announcement

CONCORD - Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement today on Executive Councilor Ray Burton's announcement that he will not seek reelection:

"Ray Burton's steadfast dedication to the people and communities of the North Country and his unmatched public service have for decades strengthened the entire State of New Hampshire. I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside Councilor Burton and I deeply appreciate his invaluable knowledge and deep commitment to the Granite State. I will work with the Executive Council to provide any support Councilor Burton requires as he continues to fulfill his duties on behalf of his constituents. My thoughts and prayers are with Ray and his loved ones in this difficult time."