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.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and law firm partner Mike Reynold was quoted in an Oct. 27 Wall Street Journal story about this year’s race for governor in Virginia.
Jim Hodges, a former South Carolina governor who heads McGuireWoods Consulting’s national multistate team and is a partner with the McGuireWoods law firm, appeared alongside Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe at a University of Chicago Institute of Politics forum.
McGuireWoods Romania announced today that three new consultants have joined its Bucharest office.
Jim Hodges, a former South Carolina governor who leads McGuireWoods Consulting’s national multistate strategies team, recently joined a former Virginia governor to discuss a proposed bipartisan healthcare measure on the Fox Business Network.
Number of the Week: 120
The number of days until the 2018 midterm elections. The latest polling data from RealClearPolitics has Democrats leading Republicans by 7.4 percentage points in a generic congressional ballot.
This Week: Pandemic bill marked up, Senate committees hold hearings on drug costs and Medicaid fraud, CMS says yes to Oklahoma but no to Massachusetts.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
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.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
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.