McGuireWoods Consulting LLC, an
influential public and government affairs firm based in Richmond, is
making leadership changes as it approaches its 20th year in business.
Former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges and federal Executive Vice President Frank Donatelli of McGuireWoods Consulting engaged in a spirited debate before nearly 45 members of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Retail Affinity Group in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 7.
Robert Wasinger, who served in senior advisory and liaison roles in President Donald Trump’s campaign and transition team after extensive experience on Capitol Hill, has joined McGuireWoods Consulting’s nationally recognized federal government relations team.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s Texas Government Relations team was recently recognized by Capitol Inside as one of the top law firm lobbying practices in Austin in its "2016 Texas Lobby Power Rankings." The Austin team was ranked fourth overall amongst the Top 20 lobbying firms.
Harry Kaplan (Senior Advisor, Raleigh) was recently honored by Governor Pat McCrory with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. It is the highest honor and award the Governor of North Carolina can bestow.
Voters in two Senate and seven House districts went to the polls Nov. 7 to cast their ballots in special elections for the Georgia General Assembly.
This Week: Congress Returns to Deal With Tax Bill… HHS Nominee Has First Hearing… Administration Kills Obama-era Payment Bundles
This week in NC politics, legislators continued to examine GenX as they move towards implementing short-term and long-term legislative solutions, while a new Commission under the Governor’s authority met to discuss the state’s public K-12 education system.
Looking ahead to the 2018 legislative session, two key dynamics will drive much of the activity. First, it will be Gov. Nathan Deal’s last session to move major policy issues forward as he finishes his second term in office.
WORD OF THE WEEK: RECONCILIATION - The Tax Policy Update team is back — hope everyone had a relaxing Thanksgiving break. Tax reform continues to be the hot topic in Washington this week, as the Senate gears up to debate its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Incentives: The Good, the Bad, and Your Responsibility - Chris Lloyd spoke yesterday at the Iowa Professional Economic Developers Association meeting.
Chris Lloyd spoke this morning in Staunton at the Virginia Institute for Economic Development on The Foundations of Virginia Economic Development Policy.
Chris Lloyd spoke at the 2014 Infrastructure Maintenance Symposium in Orlando, FL on Political Challenges to Long-Term Maintenance Concepts
Chris Lloyd spoke last week in Denver at the National Council for Public Private Partnerships on Winning the War Against Public Private Partnerships and Building a Defensible and Transparent P3 Policy Framework.
Chris Lloyd spoke last week at the Brunswick County (NC) Economic Development Commission on Economic Development Politics and Policies.