RELEASE: NEA-NH Endorses Governor Maggie Hassan for Re-Election

Manchester—Today, National Education Association-New Hampshire (NEA-NH), the state’s largest educator and public employee union, announced its endorsement of Governor Maggie Hassan for re-election, asking its more than 16,000 members and their families to support Governor Hassan during the campaign and on Election Day.

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Berlin Daily Sun: Hassan helps celebrate Ride the Wilds milestone

NORTH STRATFORD – Top local and state officials gathered Thursday to mark a major milestone in the development of the Ride the Wilds off-highway recreational trail system viewed as a major economic initiative for the North Country.

Ride the Wilds has completed Phase I and OHRV riders can now travel from Pittsburg to Lancaster without having to trailer their vehicles. In all Ride the Wilds consists of over 1,000 miles of OHRV trails with the majority of the trails on private land.

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Hassan Campaign Raises Over $2 Million from 3,300 Contributors

Individuals From Over 200 New Hampshire Cities and Towns Contributed; More than Half of the 3,300 Contributors Gave $100 or Less

MANCHESTER – Demonstrating strong support across the Granite State for Governor Maggie Hassan’s record of bipartisan-problem solving, Maggie ’14 announced today that the campaign has raised over $2 million from 3,300 contributors.

Individuals from over 200 New Hampshire cities and towns contributed to Governor Hassan’s re-election effort, demonstrating the Governor’s deep grassroots support throughout the state. More than half of the campaign’s 3,300 contributors gave $100 or less.

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Concord Monitor: N.H. breaks ground on new Concord women’s prison

About 100 people, including Gov. Maggie Hassan and several state legislators, gathered yesterday behind the Concord state prison to mark a moment more than 20 years in the making: the ground-breaking for New Hampshire’s first permanent, all-inclusive women’s prison.

“For far too long the outdated and overcrowded women’s prison has meant that we have woefully neglected women in our system,” Hassan said. “But with this new state-of-the-art facility, we will not only improve public safety, we will also restore fairness to our corrections system.”

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Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan, Families First celebrate new health coverage

PORTSMOUTH — Gov. Maggie Hassan visited Families First on Friday to kick off the state’s new health insurance coverage under the New Hampshire Health Protection Program.

The state Legislature passed the bill to create the program, which is expected to expand Medicaid coverage to as many as 50,000 uninsured state residents through the Affordable Care Act.

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Concord Monitor: Concord residents gather at Red River Theatres for NAMI fundraising event

They were there for their children, their friends, their neighbors – and, in some cases, themselves. [...]

Joined briefly by Gov. Maggie Hassan, community members gathered at the theater for their first step toward NAMIWalks NH, affiliated with the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The main event, organized annually to raise funds and awareness surrounding mental illness, will take place Oct. 5 at the soccer fields on the New Hampshire Hospital campus in Concord.

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Laconia Citizen: Hassan hosts ‘Live Free and Start’ roundtable

Gov. Maggie Hassan met with representatives of businesses from Plymouth and northern New Hampshire communities at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth State University, where she hosted a Live Free and Start Business Roundtable on Tuesday afternoon.

The meeting involved a conversation between the governor, PSU staff, small-business owners and local entrepreneurs as well as members of the Live Free and Start advisory council. Live Free and Start is an initiative that was launched in June by the governor’s office, Business Finance Authority, and the Department of Resources and Economic Development. It is aimed at creating jobs in New Hampshire by making it easier for high-tech companies to start up.

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