Former Educator Touts Strong Legislative Affairs Background
Client Service, Business Growth Remain Top Priority
Five members of McGuireWoods Consulting’s Atlanta office were recognized in the James Magazine’s 2018 “Top Lobbyist” issue.
Chris Nolen, a senior vice president in McGuireWoods Consulting’s state government relations practice, recently received administration appointments by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s in-house advocacy and mobilization team, MWCAdvocacy, continues to grow, strategically expanding its depth of experience. This summer, three new hires were made to address specific client needs.
The General Assembly returned to Raleigh on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 for a special session. The purpose of the special session was to allow members to write the language that would appear on the ballot for constitutional amendments this November. Members also had the option to consider any other bills they deemed necessary. The special session produced two bills that have been sent to Governor Cooper for his consideration. The Governor now has less than 10 days to veto or sign HB 3: Ballot Designations/Referenda and SB 3: Party Disclosure/2018 Judicial Races. If vetoed, the General Assembly is expected to return to override the vetoes using their supermajority.
The North Carolina General Assembly considered several healthcare issues during the 2018 legislative short session. Below is a list of spotlighted bills that became law, as well as a list of bills that were filed in 2018, but did not become law.
Following general election primary contests in May, Georgia voters returned to the polls July 24 to select party nominees in a slate of primary runoff elections — with the unofficial results surprising many. The winning candidate in each runoff will face an opposing party challenger in November’s general election.
Bill of the Week: Tax Cuts 2.0
Well…it’s not going to be an actual bill: Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) will release an outline for Tax Cuts 2.0 before the House departs for August recess this week. House GOP tax writers are meeting one more time before the rollout.
This Week: More rules to OMB…House overhauls OTC drug rules…HELP Committee looks at drug costs…FDA outlines reorganization
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An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed to expand its site-neutral payment policy to clinic visits.
The House of Representatives approved the first major change to federal regulation of the over-the-counter drug industry in 40 years.