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Ensuring Public Safety

Governor Hassan knows that maintaining the safety of New Hampshire's communities and citizens is the most important job of state government, and she is working every day to ensure that our residents are safe and that the state is fully prepared for any emergency.

During her time in office, Governor Hassan has worked to provide steady and effective leadership through two significant weather events - one of the largest snowfalls in years and significant flooding in Western New Hampshire - marshalling state resources and setting in motion the ability for local communities to receive federal relief.

Below are links to important public safety resources that will keep you informed about public safety issues, as well as updates during weather or other emergencies.

Public safety was one of Governor Hassan’s priorities throughout the budget process, and she worked to ensure that the budget made investments to maintain New Hampshire’s status as one of the safest states in the nation. On June 28, 2013, Governor Hassan signed a bipartisan budget that:

Recognizing that the need to restore our mental health system is essential to the safety of the public and requires a commitment beyond the additional funding in the bipartisan budget, Governor Hassan:

And to protect New Hampshire’s children, the Governor: