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States may see federal Medicaid funding decline up to 39 percent under repeal

The estimates were presented to governors in a closed-door session with top Trump administration officials.

The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill would result in reductions in federal Medicaid funding to states ranging from 27 percent to 39 percent by 2036, according to a presentation made at the National Governors Association summer meeting here. 50 more words

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Elon Musk warns US governors AI is biggest existential threat to human civilisation

Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX founder and long-standing critic of artificial intelligence (AI), warned a group of 30 US governors on Saturday that AI poses the biggest existential threat to human civilisation capable of manipulating people into a war. 1,089 more words

Doug Ducey

Elon Musk Lays Out Worst-Case Scenario for AI Threat

Powerful technology will threaten all human jobs, could even spark a war, Tesla CEO says.

Tim Higgins writes: Elon Musk warned a gathering of U.S. governors that they need to be concerned about the potential dangers from the rise of artificial intelligence and called for the creation of a regulatory body to guide development of the powerful technology. 268 more words

Science & Technology

Perspectives: Politico -- States may see federal Medicaid funding decline up to 39 percent under repeal

The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill would result in reductions in federal Medicaid funding to states ranging from 27 percent to 39 percent by 2036. Trump to get elected said one thing but meant another regarding these important issues — Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. 15 more words

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Full Text Political Transcripts July 14, 2017: Vice President Mike Pence's Speech at the National Governors Association

POLITICAL TRANSCRIPTS

TRUMP PRESIDENCY & 115TH CONGRESS:

July 14, 2017

Remarks by the Vice President at the National Governors Association

Source: WH, 7-14-17

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McAuliffe to lead governors' meeting, promote cybersecurity

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to head to Rhode Island for meetings with other governors on healthcare, cyber security and other issues. 98 more words

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Tell The Truth

A simple question for Republican senators and congressmen: why are you hiding behind empty promises—lies—when you tell the American people they’ll be better off with a plan that throws scores of millions under the healthcare bus? 369 more words

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