On Oct. 3, 2018, Congress passed H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (also known as SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act). The legislation makes two key Medicaid changes in response to the opioid epidemic.
With midterm elections fast approaching, political coverage dominates every source of media, with a new key issue of the day to debate in both liberal and conservative news outlets. Absent from these discussions is America’s rising fiscal challenge and how Washington can work together to address it.
MWC head Frank Donatelli helps lead bi-partisan effort on behalf of veterans and military families victimized by foreign terror attacks
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Jim Dyke, along with his wife Ellen Dyke, were recognized last week at the 2018 Raise the Region Gala. Hosted by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, Jim and Ellen Dyke were honored with the 2018 Community Leadership Award at the gala.
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.
Legislators returned to Raleigh this Wednesday for the opening day of the 2019-2020 session. This ceremonial day allowed members to bring their families to Jones Street to see them in action on the House and Senate floors. It also provided an opportunity to show family and friends their offices and meet some of their colleagues.
This Week: California DOJ Kicks Off Consumer Privacy Law Implementation Process; Former Rep. Issa and Commissioner Ohlhausen Headline CES Consumer Privacy Panel; Reps. Olson, Kelly Discuss Artificial Intelligence
The partial government shutdown continues, affecting the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Homeland Security, Interior, State, Transportation, and Housing & Urban Development. The shutdown is going on day 19.
McGuireWoods Consulting has prepared reports for the 2019 legislative session in our footprint states — Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.
This Week: Happy New Year! The 116th Congress begins and healthcare issues are part of the "buzz" of day one. Part of the government is still closed.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
On June 22, the House of Representatives concluded two weeks of voting on opioid legislation by approving a package that combines dozens of individual opioid-related bills that the House had approved over the past two weeks.
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.