Guvs From Rival Parties and States Find Common Ground

At a time of bitter partisanship and often fierce political combat, Republican Gov. Rick Perry and his Democratic counterpart from Colorado, Gov. John Hickenlooper, found rare common ground Friday at a meeting about economic development strategies.

Speaking to Denver business leaders at the W Hotel in downtown Austin, the two men both said it was important to create pro-business policies and find out what works best in their respective states.

“We’re not afraid to snitch a good idea that you have in Colorado and transport it to the state of Texas and put it into place,” Perry said. “That’s ...

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