It was more encouraging that Gunn called for mutual respect and civility.
“We can disagree on issues and still treat each other with respect and dignity,” Gunn said..
The new speaker said “the enemy is not the persons with a R or D behind their names,” but the problems facing the state, such as teen pregnancy, joblessness and fiscal issues.
Snowden urged his colleagues to put the election behind them. “Let it go,” he said.