Statement Regarding Rep. Peterson's Decision to Retire

BOSTON -- Kirsten Hughes, MassGOP Chairman, released the following statement following Assistant House Minority Leader, George Peterson's announcement stating he will not run for re-election:

"On behalf of Massachusetts Republicans, I congratulate Representative Peterson for his years of tireless service on behalf of his constituents in the 9th Worcester District and the entire Commonwealth. His is a principled leader whose presence will be missed as he and Diana enjoy a well-deserved retirement."