McGuireWoods Consulting’s Susan Liberty and Chris Lloyd (Infrastructure & Economic Development) led the site selection, incentives negotiations,
legislative initiatives, compliance, and local permitting process efforts for Lidl US, one of Europe’s largest grocery retailers, with consulting services
related to the development of the company’s US headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
Susan Liberty was recently mentioned in a Washington Business Journal Article concerning McGuireWoods Consulting client Lidl's move to Arlington. Please, read the full article here.
McGuireWoods partners with the Council of the Great Lakes Region at the second Great Lakes Economic Forum, held on April 24-26 in Toronto.
Senior Vice President and Co-Director of the Austin office Holly Deshields was recently selected as the winner in Austin Under 40’s government and public affairs industry category at its annual black tie gala.
Frank Donatelli was interviewed for a “CBS Evening News” segment Friday about the possibility of a contested GOP National Convention while Russ Sullivan was featured Saturday in a Fox News Channel comparison of the Democratic presidential candidates’ tax proposals.
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?
NEWS & OBSERVER: As NC courts Amazon and Toyota, conservatives chide Cooper over ‘corporate giveaways’
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.