Westminster, Colorado – National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Utah Governor Spencer Cox and NGA Vice Chair Colorado Governor Jared Polis collaborated for the second in a series of bipartisan events to help address toxic polarization in America – the aim of Governor Cox’s 2023-24 NGA Chair’s Initiative: Disagree Better.
The bipartisan event was also attended by Montana Governor Greg Gianforte and Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt.
“Political polarization has reached a crisis point,” said Governor Cox. “Partisan animosity doesn’t just create government gridlock. It generates political violence and endangers America’s role on the world stage. I’m proud that Governors are stepping up to demonstrate that it’s possible – and imperative – for Republicans and Democrats to disagree strongly without hating each other. We can stand up for our principles without tearing each other down.”
“In Colorado, good ideas and good policy come from everyone. Our democracy is built around the freedom to debate and challenge ideas. Now, we must work to ensure our discourse are places of respect, where we bridge divides and forge connections. As we head into the holiday season, we can all do our…