McGuireWoods Consulting today announced former state Representative Tricia Cotham has joined the state government relations practice as a vice president in the firm’s Charlotte office.
McGuireWoods Consulting sponsored a reception on June 20 at the Embassy of Romania in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the SelectUSA Invest-ment Summit, a high-profile event that connects global companies and U.S. economic development organizations to facilitate business investment in the United States.
We pay tribute to our friend and colleague Danielle Dellerson Hayes, who valiantly fought a rare form of bile duct cancer for the past year before passing away June 22, 2017 at the age of 37.
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.
Quote of the week: “Your tax lady. She really hates the U.S.”
- President Donald Trump said to EU Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker at the G7 summit, referring to EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This Week: House votes on modified rescission package; Senate’s August recess cancelled; silver loading to go ahead; concerns raised on cybersecurity and HHS; 340 B penalties are delayed one more time.
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.
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.