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.
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.
Devil’s in the Details. That’s the U.S. budget deficit for fiscal year 2017 according to the FY 2017 Financial Report of the United States Government. The Department of the Treasury released the report on Feb. 15 to little fanfare — the annual report card on the nation’s fiscal health was largely ignored by the media. Bill Bergman, the director of research at Truth in Accounting, puts it best: “The largest financial institution in world history issued its annual report yesterday, and nobody cares.”
NEWS & OBSERVER: Charter schools could get more money if NC lawmakers overhaul K-12 funding system
Archive of the Tax Policy Update team’s special write-ups.
With the special session wrapped up, legislators returned to interim committee work this week. This week, legislators discussed how public schools are financed and organized and a House committee took up the Senate’s version of HB 189: Water Safety Act, for discussion. The Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound, Basic Education held their second meeting, delving into the topic of school finance.
This Week: President’s budget released and hearings begin … health care spending expected to rise … and the FDA releases guidance for neurological drug development.
Chris Lloyd was asked to speak recently at a Seminar at the University of Missouri on "Seeking Better Value in Government: Emerging Strategies Seminar P3s & Best Value Procurement"
Chris Lloyd was asked to speak at the Urban Land Institute; Richmond Chapter on Innovations in Public/Private Finance Breakfast
Chris Lloyd was asked to speak at the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors on "Understanding and Winning at Economic Development"
Chris Lloyd spoke recently at the Virginia Society - American Institute of Architects on \"How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb!\"
On October 13, 2014, Chris Lloyd was asked to speak at Baltimore's SCUP (Society for College and University Planning) Mid-Atlantic Symposium