Jim Hodges, a former South Carolina governor who heads McGuireWoods Consulting’s national multistate team and is a partner with the McGuireWoods law firm, appeared alongside Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe at a University of Chicago Institute of Politics forum.
McGuireWoods Romania announced today that three new consultants have joined its Bucharest office.
Jim Hodges, a former South Carolina governor who leads McGuireWoods Consulting’s national multistate strategies team, recently joined a former Virginia governor to discuss a proposed bipartisan healthcare measure on the Fox Business Network.
McGuireWoods Consulting today announced former state Representative Tricia Cotham has joined the state government relations practice as a vice president in the firm’s Charlotte office.
McGuireWoods Consulting sponsored a reception on June 20 at the Embassy of Romania in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the SelectUSA Invest-ment Summit, a high-profile event that connects global companies and U.S. economic development organizations to facilitate business investment in the United States.
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.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This Week: Opioids moving on… Rescission package unveiled… MACPAC appoints new members… Senators talk to CMS about how to avoid premium increases… Administration wants to lower drug prices.
While committees slowed down this week, everything else sped up in Raleigh as the legislature prepared for the opening day of session next Wednesday, May 16. Primary elections were held with some unexpected outcomes and Governor Roy Cooper released his budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
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.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
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.
The latest updates in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) case, from the Washington Healthcare team.