McGuireWoods Consulting today announced that Gena McGroarty was promoted to vice president of MWCAdvocacy effective January 1.
McGuireWoods Consulting announced today it has opened a Tallahassee office with the arrival of veteran lobbyists Sean Stafford, Rhett O’Doski and Ryder Rudd.
McGuireWoods Romania celebrated its 10th anniversary in Bucharest with a client reception on December 5, 2017.
McGuireWoods Consulting President L.F. Payne and Executive Vice President and Chairman-elect Mark Bowles were recently tapped to serve on Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam’s Transition Committee. Mark has also been named a co-chair of the Inaugural Committee.
McGuireWoods’ Board of Partners has elected Jonathan P. Harmon to succeed Richard Cullen as McGuireWoods’ chairman. In addition, the board appointed J. Tracy Walker IV to follow Thomas E. Cabaniss as the firm’s managing partner.
Each year on July 1, a new set of laws goes into effect in Georgia. The act of sifting through the past session’s numerous amendments and legislation can be a cumbersome and time-consuming task, so below is a brief overview of the most significant bills going into effect this Sunday.
The legislature was very busy this week as leadership prepared to adjourn Friday afternoon. The focus shifted to remaining local bills and constitutional amendments. Also, House and Senate leaders responded to Governor Cooper’s veto of seven bills with five veto overrides this week. Furthermore, both chambers approved various gubernatorial and legislative appointments, and the United States Supreme Court upheld recently drawn legislative districts.
On June 26, Gov. Henry McMaster (R) defeated primary runoff challenger John Warren, a U.S. Marine veteran and political newcomer, after President Donald Trump rallied his voters and encouraged them to show up for McMaster.
Case of the week: South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.
On June 21, breaking with nearly half a century of legal precedent, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. that online retailers may now be required to collect sales tax in states where they do not maintain a physical presence.
This Week: House concludes two weeks of considering opioid legislation….Rescission package fails in Senate on procedural vote….AHP final rule released.
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.