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.
Robert Wasinger, senior vice president on McGuireWoods Consulting’s federal public affairs team, was quoted in a Sept. 17 cover story by CQ Magazine.
Was Policy Fellow for House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Greg Walden, partner at McGuireWoods and senior advisor with McGuireWoods Consulting, recently discussed legal concerns, ethical considerations and policy around autonomous vehicles with the Corporate Counsel Business Journal.
In a Sept. 10 opinion piece for The Hill, McGuireWoods Consulting executive vice president and director, Frank Donatelli, compares the upcoming midterm elections and modern politics to a heavyweight fight.
The legislature was very busy this week as leadership prepared to adjourn Friday afternoon. The focus shifted to remaining local bills and constitutional amendments. Also, House and Senate leaders responded to Governor Cooper’s veto of seven bills with five veto overrides this week. Furthermore, both chambers approved various gubernatorial and legislative appointments, and the United States Supreme Court upheld recently drawn legislative districts.
On June 26, Gov. Henry McMaster (R) defeated primary runoff challenger John Warren, a U.S. Marine veteran and political newcomer, after President Donald Trump rallied his voters and encouraged them to show up for McMaster.
Case of the week: South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.
On June 21, breaking with nearly half a century of legal precedent, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. that online retailers may now be required to collect sales tax in states where they do not maintain a physical presence.
This Week: House concludes two weeks of considering opioid legislation….Rescission package fails in Senate on procedural vote….AHP final rule released.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed to expand its site-neutral payment policy to clinic visits.
The House of Representatives approved the first major change to federal regulation of the over-the-counter drug industry in 40 years.