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I know you're all worried about mortal dictators on Monday, what with the renewed international focus on Syria's Bashar al-Assad and the apparently imminent meeting between would-be autocrat Donald Trump and child despot Kim Jong-Un, but Elon Musk thinks today's iron-fisted maniacs ain't got shit on the ... Robot
While Nowatzki said Burgum has "oftentimes" paid for his own travel to National Governors Association events, he flew roundtrip to Rhode Island on a DOT plane for the organization's summer meeting in July, a roughly 2,400-mile journey. Nowatzki said taking a commercial flight wouldn't have allowed ...
The 45 states that have sales taxes maintain that altogether they could collect an estimated $26 billion annually in sales taxes on products sold remotely -- online and via mail order -- according to the National Governors Association. A November 2017 estimate from the Government Accountability Office ...
... to approve $1 billion for a new treatment grant program for opioids as part of the massive government funding bill. Not to offer such treatment is like "trying to treat an infection without antibiotics," new Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told the National Governors Association earlier this year.
WASHINGTON -- Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which Trump isn't trying roll back Obama administration ...

The National Governors Association will hold its summer convention in Santa Fe. For four days in July, Martinez ... Press coverage of National Governors Association summer meetings typically is heavy, especially if the president of the United States arrives to make a speech. What a spectacle that would ...
... endorsing an expansion of what is known as medication-assisted treatment and saying he wished to "correct a misconception that patients must achieve total abstinence." Speaking in February at a gathering of the National Governors Association, Mr. Azar said that addicts "need medicine to regain ... Scientists
The Hawai'i Department of Health announced that Hawai'i is one of just six states selected to participate in the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices' (NGA Center) Public Health Preparedness and Response Workshop for State and Territorial Gubernatorial and Legislative Leadership. Scientists
With a new office prioritizing international collaboration, the National Governors Association is looking to connect governors with international leaders as a way to boost foreign investment in their states. The National Governors Association is prioritizing international cooperation and partnerships with the ... Scientists
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner are in the nation's capitol for annual meetings. President Donald Trump says the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school is the top issue he wants to discuss. Under pressure to act to stem gun violence on ... Scientists
Fellow GOP leaders at the National Governors Association winter meeting this weekend didn't try to give Greitens any cover as he faces an indictment and likely investigation in his state's Republican-controlled legislature. And they shied away from saying whether the first-term GOP governor should resign ... Scientists
Gov. Charlie Baker and his wife Lauren Baker will attend an evening reception hosted by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the White House Sunday evening, as part of the National Governors Association meeting. Baker, a Republican who has at times been critical of Trump, is in ... Scientists
At the National Governors Association meeting, Ducey said he's staying relentlessly focused on state-level issues like growing entrepreneurship and educational attainment -- an indication he'll try to steer his race away from national themes and the President himself. "The best thing you can do as a ... Scientists
But this weekend, at their winter meeting in Washington, D.C., both gun laws and school safety were noticeably absent from the National Governors Association's agenda and when its leaders addressed their peers, suggesting that -- despite some Republicans' recent embrace of gun control -- there is still a ... Scientists
Democrats and Republicans alike said they planned to force their way in front of both administration officials and legislators as they gather at the National Governors Association meeting in downtown Washington on Saturday and Sunday. Even as the predictable party-line divides over the sensitive issues ... Scientists
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTUU) - From food and agriculture to the opioid epidemic, state and global leaders continue discussing issues impacting communities across the U.S. during day 2 of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting. During an interview Saturday with Alana Austin, a KTUU ... Scientists

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull addressed the National Governors Association, telling the executives of U.S. states that his country remains an ally on terrorism, transnational crime and political interference by Russia and other adversarial nations. Turnbull also said Australia remains an ... Scientists
WASHINGTON • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, under felony indictment, has resigned his position on the executive committee of the Republican Governors Association. The announcement Friday came as Greitens told the group that he would not be attending the separate National Governors Association's ... Scientists
Charlie Baker is in Washington, D.C. this weekend for the National Governors Association's winter meeting. Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker flew to Washington Thursday night and will return to Massachusetts on Monday. On Friday, Baker and his wife will attend a lunch hosted by Vice President Mike ... Scientists
When the nation's governors meet this weekend in Washington, Scott Pattison will be their gatekeeper. In his third year as head of the National Governors Association (NGA), Pattison has launched a new initiative aimed at attracting a more international audience to the annual gathering. This year ... Scientists
Editor's note: This commentary is by Scott Pattison, the CEO of the National Governors Association, who is visiting Vermont Wednesday as part of a 50-state tour meeting with businesses, organizations, and foundation leaders. Imagine you won an election and come into office facing problems ... England
Murphy already has taken on some of that task himself, meeting with the state's congressional delegation and attending the National Governors Association's Washington legislative conference. "Governor Murphy believes that working with our federal representatives in Washington, D.C., is a critical part ...
The report has been published by the National Governors Association (NGA) and is titled, “State Strategies to Reduce Highway and Traffic Fatalities and Injuries: A Road Map for States.” The publication emphasises the key role of governors in improving road safety. It suggests ways to improve coordination ...
Second, this “czar” would develop a coordinated and aggressive federal plan to defeat the Russian attack, work with Congress to effectively fund it, coordinate with the National Governors Association to develop “state of the art” plans for individual states, and seek full federal funding for upgraded state ...
Alabama is among six states selected for a grant from the National Governors' Association to participate in a policy academy focusing on work-based learning opportunities, Ivey said, which gives high school students experience in the workplace. "As the economy evolves, the workforce has to evolve," she ...
The bill was the first to be endorsed by the National Governors Association since the welfare overhaul of 1996. The organization, which has helped governors navigate their new role in the law, said the small group of governors who withheld their signatures illustrates the larger tension around the transfer ...
Kansas is one of only three states, along with Vermont and Massachusetts, that don't have age requirements to run for governor, according to the National Governors Association. That giant loophole has inspired six teenagers to run for governor in Kansas this November. Read More. "With all the teenagers ...
The bill was the first to be endorsed by the National Governors Association since the welfare overhaul of 1996. The organization, which has helped governors navigate their new role in the law, said the small group of governors who withheld their signatures illustrates the larger tension around the transfer ...
WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association intends to expand the cybersecurity technical assistance it offers to states through a series of summer projects, according to the organization's director of future. Tim Blute, speaking at a National Institute of Standards and Technology event Tuesday ...
6, 9 a.m.: The National Governors Association and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention host a policy forum at the National Press Club in Washington. Deborah Hersman, CEO of the National Safety Council, is scheduled to participate. Feb. 6, 2:30 p.m.: Senate Federal Spending Oversight and ...
Richard Hughes, followed by stints with then-Harvard President Derek Bok, then-Indiana Congressman John Brademas, and the National Governors Association—where he was executive director for eight years. When hired by the council, he headed a national advisory firm on fiscal and intergovernmental ...
Hutchinson also reported the National Governors Association and the Republican Governors Association paid travel expenses for meetings held by the groups. He chairs the NGA's economic development and commerce committee, and the RGA's public policy committee. Aside from his $143,820 salary as ...
That's one of the reasons Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the National Governors Association last summer. As with the very different issue of climate change, Trudeau and others are looking to see if there are subnational leaders they can work with if they lack a partner in Washington.
The list of more than two dozen recommendations made Thursday by the National Governors Association is the first coordinated, bipartisan response from the nation's governors since Trump's October declaration. The governors praised him for taking a first step, which included a pledge to support states' ...
The top item on the list, released Thursday, continues a formal request by NASCIO and the National Governors Association in November that the Office of Management and Budget "harmonize" the federal government's disjointed and sometimes conflicting collection of regulations. NASCIO President Bo ...
CHERRY HILL, N.J. >> Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing more than ...
Both the Illinois Association of Regional School Superintendents and National Governors Association have released reports with recommendations for Illinois lawmakers and policy makers to consider. And on the local level, a number of people have a few ideas. Here is a look at what each has to say.
Once assembled by the board, the working group must propose new regulations to the board for its blessing and wait for the legislative committee's approval to put them into law. Gov. Brian Sandoval mentioned the bill's turbulent enrollment during a National Governors Association panel discussion Friday.
President Donald Trump last year declared the crisis a national public health emergency, and a bipartisan National Governors Association letter this month urged him to provide more federal money and coordination for addressing the problem. In addition to costing lives, officials have worried that it's hurting ...
Jack Markell, who made workforce development for people with disabilities a priority during his 2012-2013 term as chair of the National Governors Association. In recent years, Demetriou has seen a "great shift" in companies hiring employees with autism. Demetriou credits this to the increase in societal ...
“I have exposure to the very cutting edge AI, and I think people should be really concerned about it,” the Tesla CEO said at the the National Governors Association summer meeting. “I keep sounding the alarm bell, but until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react, ...
“There's a growing awareness that the key to states being more prepared is ensuring that municipalities and counties are also improving their awareness,” said Timothy Blute, a program director of the National Governors Association's homeland security division. Local government chief information officers ...
Joyal Mulheron, who now lives in Montclair, Va., was helping to lead an anti-obesity initiative with the National Governors Association when she gave birth to her first child, a daughter. She and her husband adopted a second girl from Ethiopia. Everything seemed fine when she became pregnant with their ...
The report (PDF), produced by the National Governors Association, takes stock of how 10 states and one territory designed, implemented and measured such programs. It also offers a set of best practices for other states interested in following suit. Complex care populations, the report noted, represent just ...
Charlie Baker is the Republican governor of Massachusetts and the chairman of the National Governors Association's health and human services committee. Kate Brown is the Democratic governor of Oregon and the vice chairwoman of the committee. Steve Bullock is the Democratic governor of Montana ...
A letter, from the national governors association dated November 29 to Congress, asked them to re-fund the program. They say that all but two states would be in jeopardy of losing CHIP within the first six months of 2018. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb is part of that group. Windbigler says though millions ...
A surprise appearance in a list of “Emergency & National Security Projects” reportedly compiled by the National Governors Association and representatives from the Trump transition team in early 2017, made it appear that the project had received the blessing of the incoming administration. However, as ...
Alabama is among six states that will participate in a Siemens Foundation-backed initiative for workforce development. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices chose Alabama, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada, North Carolina and Rhode Island to join a program focused on work-based learning.
The Rural Fatality Reduction Plan is a program of the National Governors Association. During the coming months, rural highway accident data ...


 

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