SITKA, ALASKA Sen. Hollis French swung through Sitka today (9-17-09) on a three-city tour of Southeast. The Anchorage democrat announced his intention to run for governor in July.
He’ll vie for the democratic nomination next August against two other candidates so far, former house minority leader Ethan Berkowitz and Anchorage businessman Bob Poe.
As chairman of the senate judiciary committee, Senator French last year led the bipartisan committee that investigated then-Governor Sarah Palin’s abuse of power in what has become known as “Troopergate.” He spoke with KCAW's Robert Woolsey:
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