Former Educator Touts Strong Legislative Affairs Background
Client Service, Business Growth Remain Top Priority
Five members of McGuireWoods Consulting’s Atlanta office were recognized in the James Magazine’s 2018 “Top Lobbyist” issue.
Chris Nolen, a senior vice president in McGuireWoods Consulting’s state government relations practice, recently received administration appointments by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s in-house advocacy and mobilization team, MWCAdvocacy, continues to grow, strategically expanding its depth of experience. This summer, three new hires were made to address specific client needs.
This Week: House and Senate Work to Avoid Government Shutdown; Legislation on Gag Clauses Moving; Oral Arguments on ACA Individual Mandate Court Case Held
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This week: Senate Commerce Committee advances science and technology policy nominees, House and Senate Committees question social media executives, net neutrality still controversial, House Panel discusses apprenticeship expansion
This week: House Committee to look at emerging transportation technologies, congress intensifying its response to robocalls and California passes initial revisions to new privacy law.
Uncertainty surrounding trade is currently impacting energy development, particularly the procurement process for energy infrastructure projects. U.S.-imposed tariffs and quotas on steel and aluminum resulting from the Section 232 investigation have emerged as a real threat to the energy sector.
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.