Letter to the Editor: Alaska needs more bipartisanship, not less

A recent letter to the editor criticized Representative Gary Knopf for wanting to organize a bipartisan caucus in the State House of Representatives. I believe that we need more, not less, bipartisanship in the Legislature and I would like to thank and commend Representative Knopf, and wish him luck in his efforts; this is the kind of leadership we need. I’ve lived in Alaska since 1957, and I recall that Jay Hammond, in my opinion the best governor Alaska has had, who was a Republican, supported Fran Ulmer, a Democrat, when she ran for governor. There is far too much partisanship in our country, both at the national and state levels, in my opinion.

—Gerald R. Brookman, Kenai

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