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December 1, 2012

Time to step down

Popular, four-term N.H. governor has no regrets


“In the private sector, you get to choose your customers,” he said. “In the public sector, you don’t get to choose your customers. Your customers are basically everybody.

“In the private sector, you get to choose your products. In the public sector, you don’t get to choose your products. You don’t get to even price your products. Often times that decision is made for you by the federal government,” he said.

In both business and government you have to identify the needs of customers, figure out how to meet those needs in the most efficient way possible and build up a team, Lynch said.

“You can’t do it by yourself,” he said.

Lynch will leave office with the respect and admiration of the people of New Hampshire, and with respect and admiration for them.

“I really appreciate the trust the people of New Hampshire have placed in me,” Lynch said. “It’s been a real honor to be governor. I loved being governor. The people of New Hampshire have been so supportive as I get out and about, I just thank them for the opportunity.”

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