Randal J. Meyer, who recently joined McGuireWoods Consulting as a senior vice president for federal government affairs and McGuireWoods law firm as counsel in Washington, co-authored a Nov. 22 op-ed column published in The Wall Street Journal.
Randal J. Meyer has joined McGuireWoods Consulting as senior vice president in the firm’s federal public affairs team in Washington, D.C.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Frank Donatelli, participated in an event hosted by the Smithsonian Associates in Washington, D.C., “What the Midterm Elections Reveal About America.”
In a Nov. 9 Law360 article, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Frank Donatelli, reviewed the 2018 midterm elections with ten snap observations.
When Congress reconvenes in January, Democrats will be in control of the House for the first time in eight years. Lawmakers will continue to discuss privacy and cybersecurity issues, including whether there should be a federal standard for how companies should be allowed to use and safeguard consumer data and how to stop cyberattacks from foreign entities.
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This Week: Consumer-Facing Agencies Among Those Closed in Partial Government Shutdown; NTIA Seeks Comments on National Spectrum Strategy; Industry Invited to Help FAA Develop Remote Identification System for Drones; FCC Chairman Lauds Failure to Overturn Net Neutrality Repeal
The North Carolina General Assembly resumed this week to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 824: Implementation of Voter ID Const. Amendment. The House and Senate both voted to override the Governor’s veto. There are still several bills that sit on the Governor’s desk that could potentially be vetoed. State law allows the Governor to wait up to 10 days to decide whether to sign or veto a bill. Republican lawmakers have urged the Governor to move quickly as the Holidays approach.
This Week: To shut down or not to shut down the issue as Congress tries to wrap up and leave; opioids back in the news; Alexander says he will not run for reelection in 2020.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
On June 22, the House of Representatives concluded two weeks of voting on opioid legislation by approving a package that combines dozens of individual opioid-related bills that the House had approved over the past two weeks.
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.