Former Educator Touts Strong Legislative Affairs Background
Client Service, Business Growth Remain Top Priority
Five members of McGuireWoods Consulting’s Atlanta office were recognized in the James Magazine’s 2018 “Top Lobbyist” issue.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s in-house advocacy and mobilization team, MWCAdvocacy, continues to grow, strategically expanding its depth of experience. This summer, three new hires were made to address specific client needs.
Chris Nolen, a senior vice president in McGuireWoods Consulting’s state government relations practice, recently received administration appointments by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox.
The Raleigh office sends thoughts and prayers across the state of North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. While we may not know the full extent of the storm's impact for weeks, know that we are here to serve in whatever way that we can. We wish everyone a successful recovery and safe travels during this time.
Governor Cooper has called a special session for October 9. The General Assembly says it is prepared to take up matters pertaining to disaster relief funds.
This Week: Advent of 5G Attracts Increased Attention from Policymakers | Senate Homeland Security Committee Examines Evolving Threats | FTC Kicks Off Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century | Credit Card Companies, Banks Reach Settlement in Decade-Long Swipe Fee Dispute
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
The 86th Texas legislative session begins in January 2019. State lawmakers plan to examine the competitive nature of Texas’ retail electric system and address several issues related to the state’s wind energy market.
This Week: Labor-HHS Appropriations conference comes to agreement; hospitals sue over 340B implementation delay; Senate delays votes on opioids and gag clause because of hurricane; Maryland files suit to declare ACA constitutional
The House began its two-week vote-a-thon on opioid legislation. On June 12, 2018 the House passed 25 bills and continued to work on opioid legislation throughout the week. On June 12 all but two of the bills were decided by voice vote, and the debate period for the bills rarely exceeded 10 minutes.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
GA-18-380: This report examines the progress the progress the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has made improving opioid safety through its Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI).
This month, President Trump announced his plan to lower drug prices. The plan does not call for a major overhaul of drug companies’ pricing practices, but does include some proposals that they oppose. Much of Trump’s plan is in the form of suggested actions, and it will take time for actual detailed proposals to be put forward.