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.
McGuireWoods Consulting is pleased to announce that Bo Heath is assuming the role of practice group Leader of the North Carolina state government relations team and that Harry Kaplan will transition into the position of senior advisor.
The number of weeks that Congress will be in recess, starting on March 26. Lawmakers will depart Washington for spring break recess once they conclude their work on the FY 2018 omnibus bill this week.
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The legislature carried on with another busy week of interim committee meetings despite some inclement weather in the western part of the state. Members covered a wide range of health care issues, school safety and district division, and even some alcohol related issues.
This Week: Waiting for the Omnibus and what might travel with it…Right to Try fails for now…FDA seeks comments on whether to set nicotine levels.
March 5 marked the beginning of qualifying week in Georgia for the 2018 General Election. Throughout the week, candidates officially threw their hats in the ring ahead of the May 22 primary contests by filing the necessary paperwork and qualifying fees with the secretary of state.
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