When the 2017 Tax Act capped the individual federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000, there was an uproar from higher-tax states such as California, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
In a recent Stateline article from The Pew Charitable Trusts, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Chris Nolen commented on state efforts to develop internet privacy legislation.
Led State and Federal Legislative Affairs for Texas Retailers Association; Veteran of the Texas Legislature and Texas Comptroller’s Office
The Nashville Business Journal sought authoritative insight from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Chris Lloyd in reporting on possible damage to Nashville’s robust economic development after voters overwhelmingly defeated a May 1 metropolitan transit referendum.
Ryan Bernstein, a respected Republican strategist and chief of staff to U.S. Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota, will bring nearly two decades of senior government and political experience to McGuireWoods Consulting’s acclaimed Federal Government Relations Practice.
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The General Assembly will reconvene for a special session on Tuesday, October 2nd at 10 AM. Lawmakers will be taking up issues to address disaster relief. School calendars, teacher pay, and delays in small business tax deadlines will be up for discussion. The session could then be adjourned until October 9th to address any further funding needs and pending executive agency reports.
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In 2018, the Romanian Parliament set the scene for future offshore investments in the Black Sea by passing a bill to regulate the offshore legislative framework. Currently, the legislative process is ongoing and Parliament is reevaluating some provisions at the request of the Romanian President.
In January 2018, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced a draft proposed plan that would open nearly 90 percent of America’s waters to offshore oil and natural gas development, setting the stage for a multiyear process of fact-gathering, due diligence and public input from citizens at the local, state and federal levels. As expected, groups on both sides of this issue are organizing voices of support and opposition to weigh in on the plan.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
The average cost of producing one megawatt hour of electricity in North America, new energy generation capacity added globally, total solar installations, top 10 solar states, and more.
Learn where in the United States natural gas pipeline projects have been completed, have been approved, are under construction and announced or applied for.