Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval was joined by leaders from Google, Uber, Amazon and others. They urged government’s continued support for advancing autonomous and electric vehicles.

As chair of the National Governor’s Association, Sandoval encouraged governors to consider the role of states in these emerging issues. Sandoval’s NGA initiative, titled Ahead of the Curve, prods state government to understand as much as it can about the technologies — in particular, their potential impact on health, education and public safety, he said. The goal is to ensure their economic benefits and potentially life-saving roles are realized. — via Colin Wood of StateScoop

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