In a Jan. 3 article for Hart Energy’s E&P Magazine, McGuireWoods Consulting International Government Relation members, senior vice president Nadia Crisan, and strategic communications and public affairs coordinator, Daniela Serban, explored Romania’s offshore opportunities from a recently passed piece of legislation.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Brad Alexander discussed the advantages of public-private partnerships (P3) for opportunity zone investors in a Dec. 17 article he wrote for Commercial Property Executive.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Jim Dyke commented on new cyber initiative in a Dec. 16 story on Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s website.
Broad campaign experience - gubernatorial to congressional
The Hill announced its “Top Lobbyists 2018” list today, naming accomplished professionals from corporations, grassroots organizations, associations and hired guns.
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.
Medicaid remains dynamic and evolving, and 2019 is likely to see many changes in the program. Some of the trends include expansion, work requirements, inclusion of the use of institutions for mental diseases (IMDs) for behavioral health, telemedicine, and states’ attempts to control drug costs.
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.
This Week: Google CEO Sundar Pichai Appears Before House Judiciary Committee, FTC and DOJ Officials Discuss Approach to Antitrust Enforcement Before House Judiciary Committee, FTC Seeks Comments on Identity Theft Rules, Senator Schatz Introduces New Consumer Privacy Measure
GA-18-380: This report examines the progress the progress the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has made improving opioid safety through its Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI).
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.