Seacoast Online: Hassan assembles all-star business team

CONCORD — Gov. Maggie Hassan announced an all-star lineup of business leaders to serve on her Live Free and Start Advisory Council, which aims to continue efforts to make it easier for high-tech businesses to start up and flourish in New Hampshire.


Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan speaks at Strawbery Banke’s American Celebration

PORTSMOUTH — “We hold these truths to be self-evident.”

The opening lines of the Declaration of Independence may be among the best known phrases in the country. In keeping with an annual tradition at Strawbery Banke Museum on the Fourth of July, Gov. Maggie Hassan read an abridged version of one of the nation’s most famous tomes to a crowd of about 50 people, who braved torrential rains to celebrate Independence Day. She follows many past governors, said Larry Yerdon, president and chief executive officer of Strawbery Banke.


Nashua Telegraph Editorial: Governor can point to solid accomplishments in past year

A calm and confident Gov. Maggie Hassan spelled out, in her usual careful and deliberate fashion, the state of the state Tuesday morning to a crowd assembled by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.

Of course, the governor presented her official state of the state address to a joint session of the New Hampshire Legislature in February. So why two state of the state speeches just four months apart? The biggest difference between the two is that in February the governor spells out what she wants to do, while in June she recounts what she was able to accomplish.