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Press Release

For Immediate Release
August 19, 2014

Communications Office

Statement from Governor Hassan on James Foley

CONCORD – Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement on the tragic death of Granite Stater James Foley:

"A talented and fearless photojournalist, James Foley brought us images that connected us to events across the globe, illuminating stories of both heartache and hope and helping us better understand the world we all share. The appalling actions of ISIS are a crime against humanity and the values that we all hold dear. I join all Granite Staters and people around the world in mourning the tragic loss of James Foley, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones."