Return Bolsters Atlanta Office’s Capabilities to Serve Healthcare Industry Clients
Federal Public Affairs Team Gains Experience, Depth in Key Areas
Chris Lloyd, senior vice president and director of McGuireWoods Consulting’s infrastructure and economic development team, was quoted in a Sept. 27 article by The Winchester Star.
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on a package of bills under Tax Reform 2.0 this week. In a Sept. 21 Law360 article, McGuireWoods Consulting vice president Lai King Lam breaks down the expected fate of Tax Reform 2.0 and discusses what the Democratic tax agenda might look like should the party gains control of the House in the 116th Congress.
As the U.S. celebrated another Constitution Day on Sept. 17, Frank Donatelli, McGuireWoods Consulting executive vice president and director, reflected on a speech given by President Ronald Reagan 31 years ago, on the 200th anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution.
The 154th General Assembly will reconvene later this month on Wednesday, January 30th. For the first time since 2012, the Republican-led chambers will lack the numbers to override an executive veto. Both House and Senate leaders hope to work across the aisle in order to have a successful session which is expected to last late into the year. Lawmakers have said that crafting the state budget is on the top of their agenda for the 2019-2020 session. Additional items that are expected to be in the spotlight this year include but are not limited to education, Medicaid expansion, transportation, and rural economic development. The House is expected to finalize committee assignments within the next couple of weeks. The Senate released their list of committee assignments earlier in the week.
Governor Kemp’s proposed budgets for FY19A and FY2020 are fairly conservative and do not reflect any major new priorities that have not previously been a part of his campaign platform.
This Week: Gregory Guice Joins MWC Federal Public Affairs Team; Senate Commerce Committee Shuffles Subcommittee Leadership and Jurisdiction; Draft Drone Operations Over People Rule Subject to Yet-to-be-Released Remote Identification Rulemaking; DOJ Reverses Course on Scope of Wire Act for Online Gaming; Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearings for U.S. Attorney General Nominee William Barr
This Week: As of today, the government has been partially shut down for 25 days, surpassing the longest federal government shutdown in history during Bill Clinton’s presidency in 1995.
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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.