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Michael Drobac, a senior advisor in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office and head of its emerging technologies team, was quoted in a July 6 Politico Pro Transportation story on how the commercial drone industry is affected by a stalemate over new rules governing model aircraft.
Michele Satterlund, McGuireWoods partner and senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, recently wrote a comprehensive overview of legislative battles waged in state capitals across the nation over efforts to ban or restrict ocular telehealth — eye care services via telecommunications technology such as smartphones.
The Virginia Supreme Court recently found a 15-year lease unenforceable because it was not executed with the formalities of a “deed” in accordance with Virginia law.
McGuireWoods partner Michele Satterlund, also a senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, was nominated as president-elect of the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association (MRWBA) for 2018-19
An overview of gubernatorial, attorneys general, and state legislature races, as well as a state-by-state analysis.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
The North Carolina General Assembly reconvened on Monday, October 15th to approve a $850 million relief package for Hurricane Florence. Senate Bill 3 passed unanimously through the House and Senate. Legislators debated the bill throughout the night expressing their gratitude towards first responders, sympathy towards victims, and concerns about unmet needs. Governor Cooper signed the bill into law on Tuesday, October 16th. The General Assembly will re-convene on Tuesday, November 27.
This Week: FTC Continues Series of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection | NIST Holds First Workshop to Inform Privacy Framework Development | FCC Issues Final Rule on Broadband Deployment | FCC to Consider Spectrum NPRM
This Week: Senate vote on short-term health plans fails; Trump signs legislation to block gag clauses in drug pricing
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.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
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).
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.