Maggie Hassan on Homeland Security



Terrorist attacks strengthen our resolve to defeat ISIS

As the governor of New Hampshire, my first and foremost responsibility is to protect the safety and security of our citizens. In the wake of the horrific acts of terror in Paris, state emergency management officials and I have worked with federal Homeland Security, the FBI and local police departments to exercise extra vigilance, and I will continue to ensure that the state is taking necessary precautions to protect the safety of Granite Staters.

These heinous attacks were carried out on the streets of Paris, but the terrorists who committed these cowardly acts also targeted each of us--and the values we hold most dear--with threats of their savage violence.

As we see the images of both heart-breaking pain and incredible resilience in France, we know that these heinous attacks will only strengthen our collective resolve to defeat ISIS and rid the world of violent extremism, wherever it may be.

Source: Hassan OpEd in Manchester Union Leader on Syrian Refugees , Nov 17, 2015

Thank veterans for unyielding dedication to our freedom

We must thank the brave men and women of the N.H.National Guard, who exemplify the spirit of our people, defending our nation, at home and abroad, and responding to emergencies and disasters. Granite Staters want you to know how grateful we are for your service.

The spirit of our people is also exemplified by the ongoing service and sacrifice of all of our active duty servicemen and women, and our veterans who have made our nation strong. Thank you for your unyielding dedication to our freedom.

Source: 2014 State of the State address to Connecticut legislature , Feb 6, 2014

Other governors on Homeland Security: Maggie Hassan on other issues:
NH Gubernatorial:
Chris Sununu
Colin Van Ostern
NH Senatorial:
Andy Martin
Jeanne Shaheen
Karen Testerman
Scott Brown

Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Northam(D)
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DE: Bonini(R) vs.Carney(D)
IN: Pence(R) vs.Gregg(D)
MO: Hanaway(R) vs.Brunner(R) vs.Kinder(R) vs.Greitens(R)
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ND: Dalrymple(R) vs.Stenehjem(R) vs.Becker(R) vs.Heitkamp(D) vs.Pomeroy(D)
NH: Hassan(D) vs.Bradley(R) vs.Sununu(R) vs.Lavoie(R) vs.Connolly(D) vs.Dextraze(I)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Niemeyer(R) vs.Pierce(R)
UT: Herbert(R) vs.Johnson(R) vs.Cook(D)
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AR-R: Asa Hutchinson
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IL-R: Bruce Rauner
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(term-limited 2016)
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LA-R: Bobby Jindal
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(retiring 2016)
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(term-limited 2016)
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