McGuireWoods Consulting announced today that Laura W. Fornash, former Virginia Secretary of Education, has joined the firm as a senior vice president and co-leader of its National Education Practice.
McGuireWoods Consulting has added four top Washington technology lobbyists to boost the already formidable capabilities it shares with the McGuireWoods law firm on emerging technology issues at the intersection of law, regulation and business.
McGuireWoods Consulting announced that Zach Johnson has joined its Atlanta office as an assistant vice president. Johnson, who is a Georgia Certified Procurement Associate (GCPA), will assist clients with legislative, regulatory and procurement matters before the Georgia General Assembly.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s Raleigh office celebrated its 10 th anniversary last night with a reception at its offices that was attended by clients, legislators, and state and local officials. Originally started by Senior Advisor Harry Kaplan and Senior Vice President Johnny Tillett, the Raleigh office opened its doors in 2007 and has steadily grown to become one of the largest government affairs practices in the state.
McGuireWoods Consulting is pleased to announce that Mona G. Mohib has been promoted to senior vice president. She is a member of both the Federal Public Affairs group and National Multistate Strategies team, where she works with governors, attorneys general and other state and local elected officials across the country.
Business picked up at the legislature this week. The Senate quickly overrode Governor Cooper’s veto of the $23.9 billion state budget, and both chambers considered legislation on regulatory reform, judicial elections, and municipal charter schools. Also, Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) and other House leaders sponsored a bill that would add a state constitutional amendment to November’s ballot.
Number of the week: 25%. The tariff rate that the Trump administration is imposing on imported steel from the European Union, Canada, and Mexico. The administration’s announcement last week, which also included a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, surprised and rattled U.S. allies.
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The budget process continued last week as House lawmakers gave preliminary approval late Thursday to a $23.9 billion spending plan for next year. Both chambers considered legislation impacting a number of issues including judicial elections, building code reform, opioid laws, and more.
This Week: When Congress returns from its Memorial Day recess, it faces a countdown toward the midterm elections with much to get done.
The European Commission recently proposed a 3% tax on turnover for companies with EU digital revenues over €50 million and total global revenues over €750 million.
The latest updates in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) case, from the Washington Healthcare team.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
An overview of privacy-related bills enacted into law during the 2018 Regular Session of the Virginia General Assembly.