National Governors Association

Governors Propose Methods To Curb High Drug Prices, Ranging From Seizing Patents To Subscription Programs

News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical pricing.<p>Stat: National Governors Association Promotes Ideas To Lower Drug Costs <br>As …


National Governors Association promotes ideas to lower drug costs- STAT

What is it?<p>STAT Plus is a premium subscription that delivers daily market-moving biopharma coverage and in-depth science reporting from a team with …

Health Care

Musk says working with Silver Lake, Goldman on proposal to take Tesla private

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Monday he was working with Silver Lake Partners and Goldman Sachs Group Inc …


Tesla’s Open Source Security Could Protect Against an Autonomous Car Hack

Tesla is sending its vehicle security software out into the wider world. On Saturday, CEO Elon Musk revealed plans to open source the company’s …


Elon Musk Announces Plan to Open-Source Tesla's Self-Driving Software

By making the software open-sourced, the Tesla CEO hopes to improve the industry's standards for autonomous driving safety.


Tesla hits a one-month high after reaching a 'critical inflection point

• <b>Tesla has climbed more than 13% this week after its second-quarter earnings report showed ir was able to slow its cash burn.</b>• <b><br>The stock on Friday hit $355, it's highest level since July 2, costing short-sellers more than $1 billion.</b><p>Shares of Tesla continued their post-earnings surge on Friday, rising …


$3M to expand institute project

A $3 million expansion of refrigeration technology at Northwest Technical Institute will make its learning program a national leader in the field, …


Jennifer Garner Supported Hillary Clinton

<b>Q: Did actress Jennifer Garner say, “I’m joining Trump train”</b><b>?</b> <b></b> <b><br>A: There is no evidence of that. Garner supported Hillary Clinton for president in …

Hillary Clinton

Hutchinson Named as Chair of Education, Workforce Committee - AMP

The National Governors Association named Gov. Asa Hutchinson 2018-19 Chair of the Education and Workforce Committee during its summer meeting last …


This chart shows why robot taxis are coming sooner than we might think

Google’s Waymo has been stepping on the gas, logging more and more road testing miles to get ready for the launch of an autonomous ride hail service later this year. The company hit a new milestone, it said on Friday: 8 million miles driven on public roads, up from 5 million in February.<p>CEO John …

Morgan Stanley

As Republicans target each other in Georgia gubernatorial race, Stacey Abrams inches closer to a win

This week Republican voters in Georgia head to the polls to determine which gubernatorial candidate will face Democrat Stacey Abrams in the general …

Liberal View

Democrats See Big Gains In Governorships

“A polarizing president electrifies the opposition party going into his first midterm election, raising the party’s hopes that it can reclaim …


The Jolt: In Georgia, Jeff Sessions warns against prison releases

<b></b><b>As mentioned late last week,</b> U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Sunday addressed the state’s prosecuting attorneys, who were gathered for their …

Donald Trump

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee voices concern over impact of AI and automation on jobs

<b>News Brief:</b> Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the coming age of wider automation and smarter artificial intelligence will require upgrades in …

Artificial Intelligence

U.S. state of Utah hopes to strengthen communication with China

SANTA FE, United States, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. state of Utah hopes to build better communication and understanding with China, said Utah State …

News (China)

Interview: U.S. Kentucky expects closer cooperation with China - Xinhua

SANTA FE, the United States, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. state of Kentucky hoped to expand ties with China, the state governor Matt Bevin said.<p>"We …


Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper & Two Other Democrat Goverors Eyeing 2020 Presidential Run

Some of the potential candidates have already visited Iowa.<p>According to CNN, Democratic governor John Hickenlooper is considering a 2020 presidential …


Democrats see openings at state level, thanks to Trump resistance

Governors from both parties acknowledge that Democrats appear poised to make major gains in states.

Scott Walker

US state governors show concern over trade at summer meeting

Several state governors in the United States have expressed concerns about the uncertainties caused by current global trade tensions, and hope to end …

News (China)

Did you know Zozobra has a cousin? 'Tio Coco and he burned last night

47 minutes ago<p>We all know who Zozobra is, but did you know he has a cousin? It's 'Tio Coco, a 50-foot-tall replica.<p>He made his debut in 1940 for the …

Santa Fe

NGA conference roundup, Day 3

Highlights from the final day of the association’s summer conference.

New Mexico

Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day

Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, has driven 8 million miles on public roads using its autonomous vehicles.<p>Waymo CEO John Krafcik shared the company’s milestone Friday while onstage with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at the National …


Waymo's Self-Driving Cars Have Traveled 8 Million Miles on Public Roads

Autonomous vehicles are getting closer to becoming the norm every day—specifically 25,000 miles closer in Waymo’s case.<p>Waymo CEO John Krafcik …

Tech Industry

National Governors Association Holds Annual Summer Meeting

July 20, 2018<p>National Governors Association, Opening Plenary Session<p>The opening session of the National Governors Association met in Santa Fe, New …


Gov. Hutchinson to Shore Up Investments from China

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is sending the state’s economic development director, Mike Preston, to China to address concerns about deteriorating …


Democratic govs feeling good about upcoming election cycle

SANTA FE — Democratic governors expressed optimism today about the upcoming election cycle, saying they’re confident they can flip GOP-held …

New Mexico

Missoula Marathon wins; Justice Andersen report; lemonade stand support; meth, heroin cases up; focus on workforce

Miles of <b>huckleberry</b>-paved roads to all the organizers, volunteers, participants and supporters of the Missoula Marathon who helped make last …


Roundup: Int'l forum focuses on cooperation amid trade disputes

Government officials, diplomats and business representatives gather in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the United States, on July 19, addressing concerns on …


The Latest: Chinese emissary says no easy win in trade war

The Latest on state governors and concerns about foreign trade and investment (all times local):<p>10:30 a.m.<p>A Chinese emissary is warning at a meeting of U.S. state governors that a trade war with his country won't be easily won.<p>China Consul General to Los Angeles Zhang Ping said Thursday that …


Autonomous Killer Weapons Opposed by AI Innovators

Autonomous killer weapons are being opposed in an online pledge by artificial intelligence innovators, including Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk,</b> …

Artificial Intelligence