, a former mayor of Concord and Planning Board member, is throwing his support behind in the 2012 New Hampshire governor’s race.
In a statement, Gross said he was supporting Cilley because she has the “courage to look reality in the eye, and the independence to find new solutions.” He said she knows how to work hard and her political plans will “build a thriving economy with good jobs.” Gross added that Cilley knows the state and what really concerns Granite Staters.
Cilley, who attended the New Hampshire-Canada Trade Forum at the earlier today, said she was excited and happy to receive Gross’ support.
“Marty's commitment and contributions to collaboration among public, private, and non-profit sectors to improve New Hampshire are legendary,” Cilley said in a statement. “I'm looking forward to being able to call on him for advice, insight, and institutional memory as we move New Hampshire forward.”
Although he has retired from public service for the city of Concord, recently resigning his post on the , Gross is still a senior counsel to the Concord law firm of .
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