Friday, September 22, 2017

Governors meeting

Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval takes off his tie as he tells Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk he planned to take it off when Musk was introduced during the closing plenary session entitled "Introducing the New Chairs Initiative - Ahead" on the third day of the National Governors Association's meeting Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Providence, R.I. Musk, in a suit, is not wearing a tie.

BY MATT O’BRIEN PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it’s a “fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization.” But ...
Vice President Mike Pence addresses a National Governors Association session titled "Collaborating to Create Tomorrow's Global Economy" at the second day of the NGA meeting Friday, July 14, 2017, in Providence, R.I.

BY JENNIFER McDERMOTT PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told a bipartisan gathering of governors on Friday that he and President Donald Trump believe the revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate is the “right bill at ...
In this Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, file photo, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo speaks during a conference of New England's governors and eastern Canada's premiers to discuss closer regional collaboration in Boston.

BY JENNIFER McDERMOTT PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than half of U.S. governors are meeting this week to discuss the biggest challenges facing their states. Those include the possibility of major changes to Medicaid and states’ health insurances marketplaces under ...
President Donald Trump smiles as he prepares to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY BEN NUCKOLS WASHINGTON (AP) — These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation’s governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Republicans hold 33 governorships, compared with just 16 for Democrats, and the ...
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