When the 2017 Tax Act capped the individual federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000, there was an uproar from higher-tax states such as California, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
In a recent Stateline article from The Pew Charitable Trusts, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Chris Nolen commented on state efforts to develop internet privacy legislation.
Led State and Federal Legislative Affairs for Texas Retailers Association; Veteran of the Texas Legislature and Texas Comptroller’s Office
The Nashville Business Journal sought authoritative insight from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Chris Lloyd in reporting on possible damage to Nashville’s robust economic development after voters overwhelmingly defeated a May 1 metropolitan transit referendum.
Ryan Bernstein, a respected Republican strategist and chief of staff to U.S. Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota, will bring nearly two decades of senior government and political experience to McGuireWoods Consulting’s acclaimed Federal Government Relations Practice.
Quote of the week: “There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they’re going to take the money they’re saving and reinvest it in American workers. In fact they bought back shares, a few gave out bonuses; there’s no evidence whatsoever that the money’s been massively poured back into the American worker.”
- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Interview with The Economist, April 26, 2018
This Week: Payment rules proposed and concern over EU data rules.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
The legislature was particularly busy this week as interim committees worked to approve their legislative reports and recommendations ahead of the May 16 opening day of the 2018 short session. Numerous pieces of draft legislation came out of multiple committees, including new proposed regulations regarding transportation funding, education, occupational licensing, and school safety. Those drafts are expected to be filed early on in the short session.
Illinois legislative news for the week of April 27, 2018.
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.
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.