McGuireWoods Consulting LLC, an
influential public and government affairs firm based in Richmond, is
making leadership changes as it approaches its 20th year in business.
Former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges and federal Executive Vice President Frank Donatelli of McGuireWoods Consulting engaged in a spirited debate before nearly 45 members of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Retail Affinity Group in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 7.
Robert Wasinger, who served in senior advisory and liaison roles in President Donald Trump’s campaign and transition team after extensive experience on Capitol Hill, has joined McGuireWoods Consulting’s nationally recognized federal government relations team.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s Texas Government Relations team was recently recognized by Capitol Inside as one of the top law firm lobbying practices in Austin in its "2016 Texas Lobby Power Rankings." The Austin team was ranked fourth overall amongst the Top 20 lobbying firms.
Harry Kaplan (Senior Advisor, Raleigh) was recently honored by Governor Pat McCrory with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. It is the highest honor and award the Governor of North Carolina can bestow.
Work at the General Assembly slowed down this week as snow covered Raleigh and the surrounding areas, resulting in most legislative committees delaying their meetings for the week, with the exception of Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services, which held their monthly meeting on Tuesday.
DRAMA OF THE WEEK: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN - New Year, Same Drama. Lawmakers are facing yet another potential government shutdown — the current continuing resolution (“CR”) is set to expire on Jan. 19. Congress must pass another short-term funding bill to avert a shutdown. Despite weeks of negotiations, a long-term spending deal is still out of reach. The sticking points remain the same: discretionary spending levels, DACA, and border security.
This Week: Finance Held HHS Nominee Hearing, CHIP Doesn’t Cost So Much After All…CMS Launches New Bundled Payment Program…CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements.
This week legislators returned to Raleigh for the first special session of 2018 and held interim committee meetings throughout the week.
WORD OF THE WEEK: PARITY Both the House and Senate are back this week, and it’s déjà vu. The continuing resolution is set to expire Jan. 19 — lawmakers must come to an agreement on funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 to avoid a government shutdown. Sound familiar?
Chris Lloyd recently spoke about public private partnerships at the VASCUPP conference.
Chris Lloyd spoke at the Virginia Small Business Summit on how to maximize small business opportunities.
Chris Lloyd testified before the Georgia Senate Public-Private Partnership Study Committee
Chris Lloyd gave a presentation at the Special Joint General Laws Subcommittee Studying the Virginia Public Procurement Act on HB 2079.
Chris Lloyd gave a presentation at the Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development meeting on An Insider's View on Site Selection.