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The Hill announced its “Top Lobbyists 2018” list today, naming accomplished professionals from corporations, grassroots organizations, associations and hired guns.
Last month, the Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR) was founded by the Bucharest Stock Exchange, along with some of the largest listed companies, companies with the potential to become listed, fund managers and investor relations professionals.
Even as the nation watched Georgia’s hotly contested 2018 gubernatorial race, many may have missed a more significant change — the biggest geographic realignment among Georgia voters in decades. McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Brad Alexander explored this historic development in his Dec. 6 article for The Hill.
MWC takes lead in supporting opportunities for next generation of government affairs and advocacy female leaders.
This Week: The Affordable Care Act was found unconstitutional, but nothing will change as it winds through the courts. As the 115th Congress comes to a close, last-minute bills are introduced, some healthcare legislation passed and CBO releases its biannual book of ideas to reduce the deficit. It is unclear if the government will shut down or not; the continuing resolution runs out on the 21st.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
The General Assembly resumed Tuesday after holding no-vote sessions on Monday due to weather conditions. Lawmakers kept the week busy working to get bills through committees and out to the House and Senate floors for votes. Legislative leaders met their goal to conclude business by the end of this week. Now the Governor holds the power to veto any remaining bills on his desk. The General Assembly will now wait for the Governor’s action and schedule any veto overrides as necessary.
Following the 2018 election, Illinois will be the bluest it has ever been in modern history. With incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner resoundingly losing his re-election bid to Democrat J.B. Pritzker, all statewide elected offices are held by Democrats.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
This month, President Trump announced his plan to lower drug prices. The plan does not call for a major overhaul of drug companies’ pricing practices, but does include some proposals that they oppose. Much of Trump’s plan is in the form of suggested actions, and it will take time for actual detailed proposals to be put forward.
The European Commission recently proposed a 3% tax on turnover for companies with EU digital revenues over €50 million and total global revenues over €750 million.