Michael Drobac, a senior advisor in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office and head of its emerging technologies team, was quoted in a July 6 Politico Pro Transportation story on how the commercial drone industry is affected by a stalemate over new rules governing model aircraft.
Michele Satterlund, McGuireWoods partner and senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, recently wrote a comprehensive overview of legislative battles waged in state capitals across the nation over efforts to ban or restrict ocular telehealth — eye care services via telecommunications technology such as smartphones.
The Virginia Supreme Court recently found a 15-year lease unenforceable because it was not executed with the formalities of a “deed” in accordance with Virginia law.
McGuireWoods partner Michele Satterlund, also a senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, was nominated as president-elect of the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association (MRWBA) for 2018-19
When the 2017 Tax Act capped the individual federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000, there was an uproar from higher-tax states such as California, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
This Week: D.C. obsessed with Supreme Court nomination; opioids legislation hits the president’s desk for signature; 340B continues to be of concern to hospitals.
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The General Assembly reconvened for a special session on Tuesday, October 2nd at 10 AM. Lawmakers took up issues to address disaster relief, approving an initial round of $56.5 million in recovery funding. This first round of funding will address the needs of school systems that will not hit the minimum 185 school days required by law. With the passage of the legislation, the General Assembly adjourned and will return on October 15, at which time lawmakers will address larger funding measures.
This Week: MWC Emerging Technologies Group Hosts Panel on the Future of Autonomy | Department of Transportation Announces Updated Guidance on Automated Vehicles | Senate Judiciary Committee Examines Antitrust Enforcement | DOJ and ISPs Sue California Over Net Neutrality Law | DOJ Commits to Smooth Rollout for Music Modernization Act
As interest in renewable energy development increases, particularly in the area of solar power generation, pressure continues to mount on local government officials tasked with reviewing and approving these projects.
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.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
GA-18-380: This report examines the progress the progress the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has made improving opioid safety through its Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI).
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.