McGuireWoods Consulting is delighted to announce the return of Missy Neff to its Richmond team as a senior vice president for MWCAdvocacy, handling legislative affairs. As part of the MWCAdvocacy team, she will support clients along with a team of additional communications, grassroots, and digital professionals.
McGuireWoods Consulting today announced that Gena McGroarty was promoted to vice president of MWCAdvocacy effective January 1.
McGuireWoods Consulting announced today it has opened a Tallahassee office with the arrival of veteran lobbyists Sean Stafford, Rhett O’Doski and Ryder Rudd.
McGuireWoods Romania celebrated its 10th anniversary in Bucharest with a client reception on December 5, 2017.
McGuireWoods Consulting President L.F. Payne and Executive Vice President and Chairman-elect Mark Bowles were recently tapped to serve on Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam’s Transition Committee. Mark has also been named a co-chair of the Inaugural Committee.
It’s a busy week for Congress — lawmakers are trying to get as much done as possible before departing for the weeklong Memorial Day recess. Major items on the to-do list include (1) the Senate’s bipartisan banking bill; (2) farm bill; (3) FY 2019 defense reauthorization; and (4) the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This Week: More opioid legislation marked up…Questions about the need for the rescission package…President releases drug pricing plan…And FDA and CMS start to act.
The legislature began its 2018 short session on Wednesday. The House filed 47 bills this week, and the Senate filed 15. The House passed a bill that modifies the licensure process for out of state school psychologists who want to practice in North Carolina. Also, the Senate Finance Committee adopted legislation that would make numerous changes to state revenue laws. Both chambers plan to consider more substantive legislation next week.
Number of the week: 5.8
The percentage that Democrats are leading Republicans by in a generic congressional ballot for 2018, according to a May 13 estimate by FiveThirtyEight.
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.