The President recently signed into law a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that provides a blueprint for near-term US aviation policy, including traveler and consumer protections, drone integration, airport upgrades and expands on top flight issues addressed in FAA reauthorization legislation from the past several years.
Return Bolsters Atlanta Office’s Capabilities to Serve Healthcare Industry Clients
Federal Public Affairs Team Gains Experience, Depth in Key Areas
Chris Lloyd, senior vice president and director of McGuireWoods Consulting’s infrastructure and economic development team, was quoted in a Sept. 27 article by The Winchester Star.
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on a package of bills under Tax Reform 2.0 this week. In a Sept. 21 Law360 article, McGuireWoods Consulting vice president Lai King Lam breaks down the expected fate of Tax Reform 2.0 and discusses what the Democratic tax agenda might look like should the party gains control of the House in the 116th Congress.
This interview is the first in a series of “Women in Public Affairs to Know,” by the McGuireWoods Consulting Women in Public Affairs initiative. To learn more about the initiative or recommend a woman for a future interview, please visit our website.
Due to weather in Raleigh, the General Assembly has cancelled all committee meetings and will hold skeletal sessions (non-voting) this evening.
The General Assembly worked throughout the week holding committees, session, and taking up potential legislation. House and Senate Leaders are hoping to conclude their work for the year by the end of this week, barring any vetoes from the Governor. If any of the bills are vetoed, the legislature will have to come back again before the end of the year to override the vetoes, as a new biennium starts in 2019.
This Week: Congress averts government shutdown by passing two-week extension for Continuing Resolution, pushing the funding issues to Dec. 21.
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This Week: Key Hearings Postponed as Nation Remembers President George H.W. Bush, Senate Commerce Committee Moves to Advance Highly Automated Vehicles Bill Before Year’s End, TSA Releases Cybersecurity Roadmap, Senate Commerce Subcommittee Holds FTC Oversight Hearing, FCC Unveils Plan to Target Robocalls
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
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.
The European Commission recently proposed a 3% tax on turnover for companies with EU digital revenues over €50 million and total global revenues over €750 million.