In a recent Corporate Counsel Business Journal special section on drones and autonomous vehicles, McGuireWoods partner and McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Gregory Walden commented on the Federal Aviation Administration’s automated process called Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability.
Paul J. Reagan, who served as chief of staff to Virginia’s former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, is returning to McGuireWoods Consulting, filling a leadership role in its highly acclaimed Federal Government Relations Practice.
Frank Donatelli, executive vice president and director of federal public affairs for McGuireWoods Consulting and counsel with McGuireWoods LLP, wrote the following article that was published in U.S. News & World Report.
McGuireWoods Consulting announced today it has opened a Tallahassee office with the arrival of veteran lobbyists Sean Stafford, Rhett O’Doski and Ryder Rudd.
Tucker Martin will join the MWCAdvocacy team next week as a senior vice president, assisting clients across a variety of industries nationwide with media relations, strategic communications, and grassroots initiatives.
SPEECH OF THE WEEK: STATE OF THE UNION - Safe, Strong, and Proud. President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union this evening at 9 p.m. ET. The theme of the address will be on building a safe, strong, and proud America. Trump is expected to offer more details on the White House’s immigration plan, which would provide a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million Dreamers; significantly reduce legal immigration to the U.S.; and establish a $25 billion trust fund for border security.
WECT-NEWS: NC unemployment rate rose in December to worst in 7 months
This Week: HHS gets a new Secretary …. Members support CMS proposal to pass on drug discounts.
While interim committees continued to meet this week, the legislature remains in session, though no votes were held in either the House or Senate. This week in interim committees, legislators discussed topics including safety in K-12 schools and college campuses, prison security, agency rule making and judicial reform.
Government Reopens. Just before yesterday’s cloture vote on the continuing resolution (“CR”) that ended the three-day government shutdown, Schumer laid out Senate Majority Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) verbal commitment to immediately take up consideration of a bipartisan DACA bill if the issue is not resolved by the next government funding deadline, Feb. 8. Although the commitment is nonbinding, it was enough to secure the Democrats’ support for a 17-day CR.
Chris Lloyd recently was asked to give a legislative report on the General Assembly and be a panelist at the Virginia Economic Developers Association's Spring Conference on Building a Defensible and Transparent Incentives Policy.
Chris Lloyd was one of nine national site selectors that met with JAXUSA Partnership and was quoted in a article in the Jacksonville Daily Record.
Chris Lloyd spoke Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Charlottesville Working Group's meeting on Development through Public Private Partnerships
Chris Lloyd spoke at the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce on March 21, 2014 on Opportunities and Pitfalls - Lessons Learned from Virginia - Advancing I-74 with Public Private Partnerships
Chris Lloyd was invited to speak at the Chesapeake Economic Advisory Council on March 14, 2014