McGuireWoods partner Michele Satterlund, also a senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, was nominated as president-elect of the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association (MRWBA) for 2018-19
When the 2017 Tax Act capped the individual federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000, there was an uproar from higher-tax states such as California, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
In a recent Stateline article from The Pew Charitable Trusts, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Chris Nolen commented on state efforts to develop internet privacy legislation.
Led State and Federal Legislative Affairs for Texas Retailers Association; Veteran of the Texas Legislature and Texas Comptroller’s Office
The Nashville Business Journal sought authoritative insight from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Chris Lloyd in reporting on possible damage to Nashville’s robust economic development after voters overwhelmingly defeated a May 1 metropolitan transit referendum.
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 federal legislative and regulatory work agenda for the rest of 2018 will include three top energy policy issues: (1) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) reform, (2) deregulation and (3) Russia sanctions.
This Week: The House and Senate return for final action before midterm elections. The House has only 11 legislative days left. Appropriations and opioid legislation are among the must-do items.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
Following the House vote last Friday, the Senate returned to Raleigh on Monday to vote on House Bill 3 and House Bill 4, which rewrite two of the six constitutional amendments appearing on the ballot this November. The legislature returned for the special session after a three-judge panel deemed the initial descriptions misleading and not fit to appear on the ballot. Both bills passed through the Senate with votes mostly among party lines.
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.