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News Release

For Immediate Release
October 12, 2017

Governor Sununu Press Office
(603) 271-2121

Governor Chris Sununu Statement on House Speaker Shawn Jasper

Concord, NH – Today, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement regarding House Speaker Shawn Jasper:

"I have asked Speaker Shawn Jasper to apply to be the next Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food for the State of New Hampshire," said Governor Chris Sununu. "Speaker Jasper has been immersed in New Hampshire's vibrant agricultural community for his entire life, as evidenced through his extensive involvement as a lifelong member of the Future Farmers of America Alumni Association and his family's poultry business. I can think of no better choice to continue Commissioner Lorraine Merrill's legacy than Speaker Shawn Jasper and urge the Agricultural Advisory Board to carefully review the Speaker's application. New Hampshire's agriculture industry would be under great leadership with Speaker Shawn Jasper."

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