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.
This Week: Taxes, Government Funding Bill and the OIG says Drug Misclassifications resulted in billions not paid in rebates.
VOTE OF THE WEEK: H.R. 1: Early this morning, the Senate approved, 51-48, the conference report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1).
NEWS & OBSERVER: NC Democrats announce new candidates, and they’re almost all women
This week, the General Assembly was abuzz as legislators held a number of legislative oversight meetings. Issues discussed included education finance reform, judicial redistricting and addressing a nursing shortage in state prisons.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “I’m going to look at what comes out of the conference committee meeting to reconcile the differences between the Senate and House bill. So I won’t make a final decision until I see what that package is.” - Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), CBS Face the Nation, Dec. 10, 2017
Incentives: The Good, the Bad, and Your Responsibility - Chris Lloyd spoke yesterday at the Iowa Professional Economic Developers Association meeting.
Chris Lloyd spoke this morning in Staunton at the Virginia Institute for Economic Development on The Foundations of Virginia Economic Development Policy.
Chris Lloyd spoke at the 2014 Infrastructure Maintenance Symposium in Orlando, FL on Political Challenges to Long-Term Maintenance Concepts
Chris Lloyd spoke last week in Denver at the National Council for Public Private Partnerships on Winning the War Against Public Private Partnerships and Building a Defensible and Transparent P3 Policy Framework.
Chris Lloyd spoke last week at the Brunswick County (NC) Economic Development Commission on Economic Development Politics and Policies.