Anthony “Tony” Gius has joined the MWCAdvocacy practice as a vice president. He brings more than 15 years of experience in implementing and managing political and issue campaigns for statewide and national political races, political committees and numerous Fortune 500 companies.
On January 5, McGuireWoods Consulting hosted a multi-office policy forum entitled, “Presidential and Gubernatorial Transitions: What to Expect and Why Should You Care?” Moderated by Senior Advisor and former South Carolina Governor Jim Hodges and Executive Vice President Frank Donatelli, the panel of distinguished guests provided their perspectives on the presidential and upcoming gubernatorial transitions and how government affairs professionals can best position their organizations during a change of administration.
McGuireWoods Romania was recently named as one of five winners in the Public Affairs category for 2016 at the European Excellence Awards in Berlin. The team was honored for its “Every Child in Kindergarten” program, which impacts more than 111,000 children by working to prevent early school dropouts in disadvantaged areas across Romania.
McGuireWoods Consulting was a proud sponsor of A Wider Circle’s 2016 Community Ball. A Wider Circle’s mission is to end poverty and help ensure every individual and family has an opportunity to succeed. Federal Public Affairs team members Lee Lilley, Patrick Martin and Brian Vanderbloemen attended this year’s dinner, which honored Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI).
Frank Donatelli, head of McGuireWoods Consulting's federal government relations practice, was recently featured in U.S News & World Report where he shared his thoughts on the upcoming presidential debates.
This Week: Taxes, Government Funding Bill and the OIG says Drug Misclassifications resulted in billions not paid in rebates.
VOTE OF THE WEEK: H.R. 1: Early this morning, the Senate approved, 51-48, the conference report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1).
NEWS & OBSERVER: NC Democrats announce new candidates, and they’re almost all women
This week, the General Assembly was abuzz as legislators held a number of legislative oversight meetings. Issues discussed included education finance reform, judicial redistricting and addressing a nursing shortage in state prisons.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “I’m going to look at what comes out of the conference committee meeting to reconcile the differences between the Senate and House bill. So I won’t make a final decision until I see what that package is.” - Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), CBS Face the Nation, Dec. 10, 2017
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