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Lowell Sun
Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debateaccording to an analysis by Lily Batchelder, a New York University expert on ta
Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
according to an analysis by Lily Batchelder, a New York University expert on tax policy who formerly worked for Obama's National Economic Council. While the Trump campaign called it "pure fiction," the right-leaning Tax Foundation has said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arewa Consultative Forum Rejects Call for Sale of National Assetpositive change usually comes with painful necessary sacrifice. He said ACF su
Arewa Consultative Forum Rejects Call for Sale of National Asset
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
positive change usually comes with painful necessary sacrifice. He said ACF supported some of the measures proposed by the National Economic Council. He called on prominent businessmen and women to invest in the oil and gas industry and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria @ 56 - Confusion in the Ranksexemplary lives of their prophets. The ostentatious life styles, contradictory
Nigeria @ 56 - Confusion in the Ranks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
exemplary lives of their prophets. The ostentatious life styles, contradictory analysis and different solutions of the EMT, National Economic Council (NEC), and National Assembly (NASS) cannot possibly inspire faith. If the present leadership is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Not Keen On Asset Sale, for Soludo, It Will Be a Historic Mistakebeen flaunted by members of the federal government's Economic Management Team (
Buhari Not Keen On Asset Sale, for Soludo, It Will Be a Historic Mistake
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
been flaunted by members of the federal government's Economic Management Team (EMT) and has received the blessing of the National Economic Council (NEC) and Senate President Bukola Saraki, among others, saying such a hasty auction of national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sale of Assets As Dangerous Policy Myopia?I have just read the wide media coverage regarding the recommendations of the N
Sale of Assets As Dangerous Policy Myopia?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
I have just read the wide media coverage regarding the recommendations of the National Economic Council (NEC) as well as the Senate on the ways to reboot the economy out of the current recession. Times such as this require all brains at work and all... Read more
7h
The New Zealand Herald
Fact-checking the first Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump presidential debateaccording to an analysis by Lily Batchelder, a New York University expert on ta
Fact-checking the first Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump presidential debate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
according to an analysis by Lily Batchelder, a New York University expert on tax policy who formerly worked for Obama's National Economic Council. While the Trump campaign called it "pure fiction," the right-leaning Tax Foundation has said the... Read more
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CNBC
Trump, Clinton advisors spar over economic planspositioned ahead of tonight's debate, with Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Ins
Trump, Clinton advisors spar over economic plans
CNBC / Posted 18 hours ago
positioned ahead of tonight's debate, with Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow and volunteer advisor to the Trump campaign, and Gene Sperling, Clinton campaign economic advisor and former Director of the National Economic Counc... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sale of National Assets Will Reduce Borrowing - Adeosunas well as many Nigerians opposed the proposal, describing it as a threat to th
Sale of National Assets Will Reduce Borrowing - Adeosun
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
as well as many Nigerians opposed the proposal, describing it as a threat to the economic independence of the country. The National Economic Council (NEC), the highest economic decision body, which is chaired by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sale of National Assets - Prepare for Mass Revolt, United Labour Tells FGairports and reduction of government's shares in upstream oil joint venture ope
Sale of National Assets - Prepare for Mass Revolt, United Labour Tells FG
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
airports and reduction of government's shares in upstream oil joint venture operations and this was approved by the National Economic Council, NEC." PENGASSAN National Public Relations Officer, Comrade Emmanuel Ojugbana, said such sales... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Buhari Should Not Sell National Asset - Senatorthe proceeds to help the economy out of recession. The proposal has been backe
Why Buhari Should Not Sell National Asset - Senator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the proceeds to help the economy out of recession. The proposal has been backed by Senate President Bukola Saraki and the National Economic Council which comprises state governors, the Vice President as the Chairman, Central Bank Governor, Finance... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Cashless Society: Orwell's Perfect 1984 Scenariolarge denomination bills. Earlier this year, Lawrence Summers, a former Treasur
A Cashless Society: Orwell's Perfect 1984 Scenario
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
large denomination bills. Earlier this year, Lawrence Summers, a former Treasury Secretary and director of the White House National Economic Council, published "It's time to kill the $100 Bill " in the Wash ington Post, that prime launch pad for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Sell AssetsBy Isiaka Wakili, Ismail Mudashir & Mustapha Suleiman The National Economic Co
FG to Sell Assets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Isiaka Wakili, Ismail Mudashir & Mustapha Suleiman The National Economic Council has approved a federal government plan to sell some national assets and inject the proceeds into the economy. This drastic step is aimed at tackling the current... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Disburses N50 Billion Loans to States, Excess Crude Now U.S.$2.453 Billionloan facility to state governments, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, disc
Govt Disburses N50 Billion Loans to States, Excess Crude Now U.S.$2.453 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
loan facility to state governments, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this in her presentation to the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting yesterday. She said the disbursement was still going on, adding that the balance in... Read more
4d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Zero Vietnam investment in Cambodiadepressed prices for natural rubber were deterring them investing in Cambodia.
Zero Vietnam investment in Cambodia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
depressed prices for natural rubber were deterring them investing in Cambodia. Mey Kalyan, senior adviser to the Supreme National Economic Council, told the Khmer Times that good trade relations with Vietnam were important for Cambodia. “We have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Economic Council Rejects Call for Adeosun, Udoma's OusterBy Tobi Soniyi, Omololu Ogunmade and Damilola Oyedele Abuja — The National Eco
National Economic Council Rejects Call for Adeosun, Udoma's Ouster
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Tobi Soniyi, Omololu Ogunmade and Damilola Oyedele Abuja — The National Economic Council (NEC) has expressed support for the plans and proposals of the federal government to steer the country out of recession. Rising on Thursday from its monthly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Governors Disagree Over Reconciliation Movesof Ekiti State who spoke separately on the matter with State House corespondent
PDP Governors Disagree Over Reconciliation Moves
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of Ekiti State who spoke separately on the matter with State House corespondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after National Economic Council (NEC) meeting, expressed different views. While Ikpeazu described it as a step in the right... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Govs Disagree On Reconciliation Moveand Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at separate interviews with State House correspon
PDP Govs Disagree On Reconciliation Move
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at separate interviews with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after National Economic Council (NEC) meeting gave their views on the reconciliation move. Governor Ikpeazu, who described it as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Disburses N50 Billion Loan to Statesloan facility to state governments. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, dis
Govt Disburses N50 Billion Loan to States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
loan facility to state governments. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this in her presentation to the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting Thurday. The minister said the disbursement of the facility was still going on. She... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEC Endorses Buhari Administration's Measures to Beat RecessionThe National Economic Council, NEC, on Thursday in Abuja expressed support for
NEC Endorses Buhari Administration's Measures to Beat Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The National Economic Council, NEC, on Thursday in Abuja expressed support for the plans and proposals of the Federal Government to steer the country out of economic recession. Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi announced this when he briefed State House... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo, Governors in Crucial Meetingafter 11 am at the Council Chamber, had no fewer than 23 State governors in att
Osinbajo, Governors in Crucial Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
after 11 am at the Council Chamber, had no fewer than 23 State governors in attendance and held under the auspices of the National Economic Council (NEC). Among the governor in attendance are: Ekiti - Ayo Fayose, Kebbi - Abubakar Atiku Bagudu,... Read more
6d
CNBC
Economist Larry Summers just went on an epic Twitter rant over the Fed and ratesET. Market consensus is for the central bank to hold short-term rates steady an
Economist Larry Summers just went on an epic Twitter rant over the Fed and rates
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
ET. Market consensus is for the central bank to hold short-term rates steady and not lift again until December. The former National Economic Council Director and Undersecretary for International Affairs argued that the Fed shouldn't raise rates... Read more
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iafrica.com
US moves to regulate self-driving carsa loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other.- Eager to accelerate - J
US moves to regulate self-driving cars
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
a loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other.- Eager to accelerate - Jeff Zients, director of the White House's National Economic Council, said the government is strongly behind the development of autonomous vehicles. "Automated... Read more
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Philly.com
Fed guidelines for self-driving cars won't get in Pa.'s wayand your commute becomes productive or restful, rather than frustrating and str
Fed guidelines for self-driving cars won't get in Pa.'s way
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
and your commute becomes productive or restful, rather than frustrating and stressful,” said Jeff Zients, Director of the National Economic Council, in a conference call Monday. Federal authorities want companies manufacturing self-driving... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“We have to get it right:” U.S. government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the br
“We have to get it right:” U.S. government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the brakes,” said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. “Instead, that’s why it’s so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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News 8000
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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7d
The Norwich Bulletin
Trump confusion on tax plan leads to wider cost estimatespass-through businesses at the same rate as corporations. Page 4 of 4 - "Plans
Trump confusion on tax plan leads to wider cost estimates
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
pass-through businesses at the same rate as corporations. Page 4 of 4 - "Plans that do that, we like. And plans that don't, we don't," said Reardon, who was the principal tax aide for former President George W. Bush's National Economic... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the br
US government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. "That's no reason to hit the brakes," said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. "Instead, that's why it's so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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7d
Daily Mail
US government issues its first guidelines on self-driving carsand your commute becomes restful or productive instead of frustrating and exhau
US government issues its first guidelines on self-driving cars
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
and your commute becomes restful or productive instead of frustrating and exhausting,' said Jeffrey Zients, director of the National Economic Council, adding that highly automated vehicles 'will save time, money and lives.' Traditional automakers... Read more
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The Register
Uncle Sam rules on self-driving carsvague and will allow car makers to apply for exemptions to deal with vehicles a
Uncle Sam rules on self-driving cars
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
vague and will allow car makers to apply for exemptions to deal with vehicles as they evolve. Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council, said: "Self-driving cars have remarkable potential to make a significant dent in the $160bn worth... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
U.S. government releases safety guidelines for self-driving carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the br
U.S. government releases safety guidelines for self-driving cars
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the brakes,” said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. “Instead, that’s why it’s so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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PhysOrg
US moves to regulate self-driving carsrapid onset of self-driving automobile technology Eager to accelerate Jeff Zi
US moves to regulate self-driving cars
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
rapid onset of self-driving automobile technology Eager to accelerate Jeff Zients, director of the White House's National Economic Council, said the government is strongly behind the development of autonomous vehicles. "Automated... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
U.S. Government Releases Safety Guidelines for Self-Driving Carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the br
U.S. Government Releases Safety Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the brakes,” said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. “Instead, that’s why it’s so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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The Manila Times
US moves to regulate self-driving carschoice of smashing into a loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other.
US moves to regulate self-driving cars
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
choice of smashing into a loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other. Jeff Zients, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, said the government is strongly behind the development of autonomous vehicles. “Automated... Read more
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Raw Story
Transportation Dept. reveals proposals for regulating self-driving carsa loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other. – Eager to accelerate –
Transportation Dept. reveals proposals for regulating self-driving cars
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
a loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other. – Eager to accelerate – Jeff Zients, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, said the government is strongly behind the development of autonomous vehicles. “Automated... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US moves to regulate self-driving carschoice of smashing into a loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other.
US moves to regulate self-driving cars
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
choice of smashing into a loaded bus on one side or a bicyclist on the other. Jeff Zients, director of the White House's National Economic Council, said the government is strongly behind the development of autonomous vehicles. "Automated... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulationsbecomes productive or restful rather than frustrating and exhausting," said Jef
Feds Roll Out Proposal for Self-Driving Car Regulations
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
becomes productive or restful rather than frustrating and exhausting," said Jeff Zients, director of the White House National Economic Council. Officials spoke to reporters ahead of a news conference scheduled for Tuesday at which they plan... Read more
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7d
Boston Globe
US signals backing for self-driving carsand your commute becomes restful or productive instead of frustrating and exhau
US signals backing for self-driving cars
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
and your commute becomes restful or productive instead of frustrating and exhausting,” said Jeffrey Zients, director of the National Economic Council, adding that highly automated vehicles “will save time, money and lives.” The statements were the... Read more
7d
KPBS San Diego
Feds To Set Rules On Self-Driving Vehiclesevery year, and the hundreds of hours each American spends each year driving,"
Feds To Set Rules On Self-Driving Vehicles
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
every year, and the hundreds of hours each American spends each year driving," said Jeff Zients, the director of the National Economic Council, in a briefing for reporters. "So we're envisioning a future when you can take your hands off the... Read more
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CBS News
Feds want to regulate self-driving carsbecomes productive or restful rather than frustrating and exhausting,” said Jef
Feds want to regulate self-driving cars
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
becomes productive or restful rather than frustrating and exhausting,” said Jeff Zients, director of the White House National Economic Council. Officials spoke to reporters ahead of a news conference scheduled for Tuesday at which they plan... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Feds want to regulate drivers when the driver is the carbecomes productive or restful rather than frustrating and exhausting," said Jef
Feds want to regulate drivers when the driver is the car
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 7 days ago
becomes productive or restful rather than frustrating and exhausting," said Jeff Zients, director of the White House National Economic Council. Officials spoke to reporters ahead of a news conference scheduled for Tuesday at which they plan... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
US Government to Release Safety Guidelines for Self-Driving Carsfor Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the br
US Government to Release Safety Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
for Americans who are currently paid to drive. “That’s no reason to hit the brakes,” said Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council. “Instead, that’s why it’s so critical that our workers have the training and skills they need to... Read more
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