Governors Chris Sununu (R-NH), Tom Wolf (D-PA), and Matt Bevin (R-KY) have made history by issuing Open Investment Policy Statements and reaffirming their states' openness for foreign direct investment. Details on these developments are below. 

NEW HAMPSHIRE GOVERNOR SUNUNU ISSUES STATEMENT AT NOVO NODISK FACILITY

Governor Sununu deserves special recognition for being the first governor to issue an Open Investment Policy Statement at the state level. Governor Sununu visited Novo Nordisk’s newly-expanded plant in West Lebanon, NH. In front of the facility’s workforce and other community stakeholders, Governor Sununu highlighted why he supports foreign direct investment and publicly signed this Open Investment Policy Proclamation.

The event was covered by WPTZ (see the video below) HERE and The Valley News HERE.

GOVS WOLF & BEVIN ISSUE STATEMENTS

On June 16, Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania issued his own Open Investment Policy Statement. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued a release reaffirming Kentucky’s commitment to building a welcoming environment for global companies, a sentiment he highlighted in his remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, which you can watch in the video below.

GOV. STATEMENTS RECOGNIZED BEFORE GLOBAL AUDIENCE AT SELECTUSA INVESTMENT SUMMIT

The Organization for International Investment’s (OFII’s) President and CEO Nancy McLernon applauded these governors’ leadership in her remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit. (See the video below.)