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The Nashville Business Journal sought authoritative insight from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Chris Lloyd in reporting on possible damage to Nashville’s robust economic development after voters overwhelmingly defeated a May 1 metropolitan transit referendum.
Ryan Bernstein, a respected Republican strategist and chief of staff to U.S. Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota, will bring nearly two decades of senior government and political experience to McGuireWoods Consulting’s acclaimed Federal Government Relations Practice.
In a recent Corporate Counsel Business Journal special section on drones and autonomous vehicles, McGuireWoods partner and McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Gregory Walden commented on the Federal Aviation Administration’s automated process called Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability.
Paul J. Reagan, who served as chief of staff to Virginia’s former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, is returning to McGuireWoods Consulting, filling a leadership role in its highly acclaimed Federal Government Relations Practice.
The legislature was particularly busy this week as interim committees worked to approve their legislative reports and recommendations ahead of the May 16 opening day of the 2018 short session. Numerous pieces of draft legislation came out of multiple committees, including new proposed regulations regarding transportation funding, education, occupational licensing, and school safety. Those drafts are expected to be filed early on in the short session.
Illinois legislative news for the week of April 27, 2018.
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This Week: Opioid legislation advances in Energy and Commerce and Senate HELP Committees, CMS releases MA encounter data to the public for the first time, and FDA announces a slew of new initiatives.
The General Assembly kept up a steady pace of meetings this week. Legislators covered student health improvements, opioid crisis management options, education finance, river quality, and judicial redistricting. More legislative recommendations came out as the legislature prepares for the short session to kick off next month.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
The House began its two-week vote-a-thon on opioid legislation. On June 12, 2018 the House passed 25 bills and continued to work on opioid legislation throughout the week. On June 12 all but two of the bills were decided by voice vote, and the debate period for the bills rarely exceeded 10 minutes.
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).