On Thursday, Nov. 8, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Frank Donatelli, participated in an event hosted by the Smithsonian Associates in Washington, D.C., “What the Midterm Elections Reveal About America.”
In a Nov. 9 Law360 article, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Frank Donatelli, reviewed the 2018 midterm elections with ten snap observations.
When Congress reconvenes in January, Democrats will be in control of the House for the first time in eight years. Lawmakers will continue to discuss privacy and cybersecurity issues, including whether there should be a federal standard for how companies should be allowed to use and safeguard consumer data and how to stop cyberattacks from foreign entities.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Jim Dyke, along with Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP partner, Gary Thomson, authored a Nov. 6 column for the Richmond Times Dispatch on the importance of exceptional early childhood education to provide talent for the future Virginia workforce.
He Succeeds Frank Donatelli, Who Stays With MWC as Senior Advisor
With election day right around the corner, races across the state are heating up. The outcome of elections after November 6th could change the power dynamic of the General Assembly. Republicans currently have a 34-15 majority in the North Carolina Senate. All 50 Senate seats are up for election and Democrats would need to win six Senate seats to break the three-fifths supermajority.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, election season in Georgia! Early voting began Oct. 15 and ends Nov. 2, 2018. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6 – and so is the deadline for absentee voting.
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An overview of gubernatorial, attorneys general, and state legislature races, as well as a state-by-state analysis.
With the midterm election right around the corner, it’s a good time to review what Congress has accomplished so far in the healthcare realm, and what remains on the agenda for the next Congress.
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.