In her Aug. 13 Law360 article, Lai King Lam, vice president in McGuireWoods Consulting’s federal public affairs practice, assessed the prospects of passage for Tax Reform 2.0, a follow-up to the GOP’s 2017 tax law.
In an Aug. 7 Law360 article, Michele Satterlund examined steps state and local governments are taking to open the use of sidewalks to new technologies such as delivery robots and stand-up scooters.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Greg Walden, aviation counsel to the Small UAV Coalition and a former FAA chief counsel, commented in an Aug. 9 Aviation Week Network article on the potential effect of a proposed amendment to the Senate’s Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill.
The passage of the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act (Jobs Act 3.0) in the U.S. House of Representatives on July 17 may mark the end of the GOP’s efforts to repeal Dodd-Frank.
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Despite an abbreviated August recess, the Senate has a long legislative to-do list before September 30, when government funding and a number of authorizations – including Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorities – expire with the end of the fiscal year.
During the short session, the legislature passed six proposed constitutional amendments. The constitutional amendments will be placed on the ballot this November for the voters to decide. The amendments have been heavily debated by legislators, media, and former Governors. Governor Roy Cooper (D) has long opposed the Republican proposed amendments and has challenged them in court. The courts will now decide if the proposed amendments would shift power from the executive office to the legislature.
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The General Assembly returned to Raleigh on Saturday, August 4, 2018 to consider veto overrides of House Bill 3 and Senate Bill 3. The House voted in favor 70-39 to override the bills. Both the House and the Senate adjourned the extra session sine die. Legislators are not expected to re-convene until November 27, 2018.
This Week: CMS releases final rules for SNF, IRF and others; House in recess; Senate in recess, but will be back this month.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions released a draft bill on its approach on opioids.
The draft legislation would overhaul the tax collection agency and modernize its information technology infrastructure. The overall goal is to improve taxpayer services and customer experience with the IRS.
The Georgia Legislative Session adjourned last week. Read below to learn what changes you can expect in the state.
A $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill was signed into law March 23, 2018. Here's how the spending package affects the healthcare industry, by the numbers.
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"