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Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 3, 2013

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Communications Office
(603)271-2121

Statement from Governor Hassan on Senate Vote on Death Penalty Repeal Legislation

CONCORD – Following today's vote in the Senate to table death penalty repeal legislation, Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement:

"I thank the Legislature for their open, fair and compassionate consideration of this sensitive issue. I know that each Senator listened to all viewpoints and made a difficult decision, and I appreciate the respect they showed for New Hampshire's democratic process."