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.
Number of the week: 243. That's the number of amendments that has been submitted for the 2018 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill (H.R. 4) that is coming up for a vote this week in the House.
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This Week: Committees prepare for markups on opioid legislation…OMB says rescissions package is being prepared (the first since 2000).
The General Assembly was buzzing this week while legislative oversight committees continued to wrap up business for the interim. We saw more legislative reports as well as presentations from key stakeholders on disaster relief, school safety, and new agricultural ventures.
On April 18, the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a closed-door meeting to discuss next steps for tax extenders. All House lawmakers are invited to participate in the extenders roundtable, which will be led by Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL).
Chris Lloyd was asked to speak recently at a Seminar at the University of Missouri on "Seeking Better Value in Government: Emerging Strategies Seminar P3s & Best Value Procurement"
Chris Lloyd was asked to speak at the Urban Land Institute; Richmond Chapter on Innovations in Public/Private Finance Breakfast
Chris Lloyd was asked to speak at the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors on "Understanding and Winning at Economic Development"
Chris Lloyd spoke recently at the Virginia Society - American Institute of Architects on \"How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb!\"
On October 13, 2014, Chris Lloyd was asked to speak at Baltimore's SCUP (Society for College and University Planning) Mid-Atlantic Symposium