Former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges and federal Executive Vice President Frank Donatelli of McGuireWoods Consulting engaged in a spirited debate before nearly 45 members of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Retail Affinity Group in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 7.
Robert Wasinger, who served in senior advisory and liaison roles in President Donald Trump’s campaign and transition team after extensive experience on Capitol Hill, has joined McGuireWoods Consulting’s nationally recognized federal government relations team.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s Texas Government Relations team was recently recognized by Capitol Inside as one of the top law firm lobbying practices in Austin in its "2016 Texas Lobby Power Rankings." The Austin team was ranked fourth overall amongst the Top 20 lobbying firms.
Harry Kaplan (Senior Advisor, Raleigh) was recently honored by Governor Pat McCrory with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. It is the highest honor and award the Governor of North Carolina can bestow.
Anthony “Tony” Gius has joined the MWCAdvocacy practice as a vice president. He brings more than 15 years of experience in implementing and managing political and issue campaigns for statewide and national political races, political committees and numerous Fortune 500 companies.
The number of weeks that Congress will be in recess, starting on March 26. Lawmakers will depart Washington for spring break recess once they conclude their work on the FY 2018 omnibus bill this week.
The legislature carried on with another busy week of interim committee meetings despite some inclement weather in the western part of the state. Members covered a wide range of health care issues, school safety and district division, and even some alcohol related issues.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This Week: Waiting for the Omnibus and what might travel with it…Right to Try fails for now…FDA seeks comments on whether to set nicotine levels.
March 5 marked the beginning of qualifying week in Georgia for the 2018 General Election. Throughout the week, candidates officially threw their hats in the ring ahead of the May 22 primary contests by filing the necessary paperwork and qualifying fees with the secretary of state.
Incentives: The Good, the Bad, and Your Responsibility - Chris Lloyd spoke yesterday at the Iowa Professional Economic Developers Association meeting.
Chris Lloyd spoke this morning in Staunton at the Virginia Institute for Economic Development on The Foundations of Virginia Economic Development Policy.
Chris Lloyd spoke at the 2014 Infrastructure Maintenance Symposium in Orlando, FL on Political Challenges to Long-Term Maintenance Concepts
Chris Lloyd spoke last week in Denver at the National Council for Public Private Partnerships on Winning the War Against Public Private Partnerships and Building a Defensible and Transparent P3 Policy Framework.
Chris Lloyd spoke last week at the Brunswick County (NC) Economic Development Commission on Economic Development Politics and Policies.