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.
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This Week: Consumer-Facing Agencies Among Those Closed in Partial Government Shutdown; NTIA Seeks Comments on National Spectrum Strategy; Industry Invited to Help FAA Develop Remote Identification System for Drones; FCC Chairman Lauds Failure to Overturn Net Neutrality Repeal
The North Carolina General Assembly resumed this week to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 824: Implementation of Voter ID Const. Amendment. The House and Senate both voted to override the Governor’s veto. There are still several bills that sit on the Governor’s desk that could potentially be vetoed. State law allows the Governor to wait up to 10 days to decide whether to sign or veto a bill. Republican lawmakers have urged the Governor to move quickly as the Holidays approach.
This Week: To shut down or not to shut down the issue as Congress tries to wrap up and leave; opioids back in the news; Alexander says he will not run for reelection in 2020.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
Learn where in the United States natural gas pipeline projects have been completed, have been approved, are under construction and announced or applied for.