On Thursday, Nov. 8, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Frank Donatelli, participated in an event hosted by the Smithsonian Associates in Washington, D.C., “What the Midterm Elections Reveal About America.”
In a Nov. 9 Law360 article, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Frank Donatelli, reviewed the 2018 midterm elections with ten snap observations.
When Congress reconvenes in January, Democrats will be in control of the House for the first time in eight years. Lawmakers will continue to discuss privacy and cybersecurity issues, including whether there should be a federal standard for how companies should be allowed to use and safeguard consumer data and how to stop cyberattacks from foreign entities.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Jim Dyke, along with Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP partner, Gary Thomson, authored a Nov. 6 column for the Richmond Times Dispatch on the importance of exceptional early childhood education to provide talent for the future Virginia workforce.
He Succeeds Frank Donatelli, Who Stays With MWC as Senior Advisor
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On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Gov. Henry McMaster (R) was elected to his first full term, receiving 54 percent of the vote, while his opponent James Smith (D) received 46% of the vote.
Georgia’s hotly contested governor race has overshadowed the real significance of the state’s mid-term elections: the biggest geographic realignment among its voters in decades.
Across North Carolina, all eyes were on the results of the General Assembly elections. Democrats made significant gains across the state and broke Republican veto-proof supermajority in the House and the Senate. Before the elections, Republicans held a supermajority with 75 out of 120 House seats and 34 out of 50 Senate seats. Barring any potential recounts and the tallying of absentee ballots, Democrats will hold 54 House seats while Republicans will hold 66 House seats. In the Senate, Democrats will hold 21 seats while Republicans will hold 29 seats.
This year’s gubernatorial election was the most expensive in state history, with more than $284M in funds raised through the cycle. In terms of spending, Pritzker and Rauner alone have spent more than $240M
The House Ways and Means Committee passed several measures to expand tax-advantaged health savings accounts (HSA).
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
On June 22, the House of Representatives concluded two weeks of voting on opioid legislation by approving a package that combines dozens of individual opioid-related bills that the House had approved over the past two weeks.