Scott Frein has joined the firm as a senior vice president in the firm’s Richmond office. Frein assists clients on policy and legislative matters with a particular focus on education issues at the federal and state levels.
McGuireWoods Consulting recently sponsored Virginia FREE’s first Ethics Workshop. Senior Vice President Mike Thomas was in attendance and led a meaningful discussion on ethics and politics.
On Thursday, June 9, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed the nation’s first law allowing moving images in a car while in automated vehicle mode.
McGuireWoods Consulting was honored with two awards for its public relations campaign last year promoting GO Virginia, a new statewide initiative to foster private-sector economic development.
McGuireWoods Consulting Vice President Susan Liberty was recently honored with the Service Provider Leadership Award at CoreNet Global’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter 2016 Awards of Excellence. The award was in recognition of the successful IED site selection and incentive negotiation projects led by Chris Lloyd and Susan.
Work at the General Assembly slowed down this week as snow covered Raleigh and the surrounding areas, resulting in most legislative committees delaying their meetings for the week, with the exception of Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services, which held their monthly meeting on Tuesday.
DRAMA OF THE WEEK: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN - New Year, Same Drama. Lawmakers are facing yet another potential government shutdown — the current continuing resolution (“CR”) is set to expire on Jan. 19. Congress must pass another short-term funding bill to avert a shutdown. Despite weeks of negotiations, a long-term spending deal is still out of reach. The sticking points remain the same: discretionary spending levels, DACA, and border security.
This Week: Finance Held HHS Nominee Hearing, CHIP Doesn’t Cost So Much After All…CMS Launches New Bundled Payment Program…CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements.
This week legislators returned to Raleigh for the first special session of 2018 and held interim committee meetings throughout the week.
WORD OF THE WEEK: PARITY Both the House and Senate are back this week, and it’s déjà vu. The continuing resolution is set to expire Jan. 19 — lawmakers must come to an agreement on funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 to avoid a government shutdown. Sound familiar?
Chris Lloyd recently was asked to give a legislative report on the General Assembly and be a panelist at the Virginia Economic Developers Association's Spring Conference on Building a Defensible and Transparent Incentives Policy.
Chris Lloyd was one of nine national site selectors that met with JAXUSA Partnership and was quoted in a article in the Jacksonville Daily Record.
Chris Lloyd spoke Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Charlottesville Working Group's meeting on Development through Public Private Partnerships
Chris Lloyd spoke at the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce on March 21, 2014 on Opportunities and Pitfalls - Lessons Learned from Virginia - Advancing I-74 with Public Private Partnerships
Chris Lloyd was invited to speak at the Chesapeake Economic Advisory Council on March 14, 2014