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.
MWC, in partnership with another Richmond-based firm, announced the launch of the Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia (USAV) on September 15, 2016.
McGuireWoods Consulting today announced that Patrick Martin and Andrew Smith have both been promoted to senior vice president. Martin is a member of the Federal Public Affairs team and Smith works in the MWCAdvocacy group.
McGuireWoods Consulting client Lidl recently announced its decision to locate its 3rd US regional headquarters and distribution facility in Cecil County, Maryland.
We played an active role in both political party national conventions in Cleveland, OH and Philadelphia, PA by hosting networking events that attracted strong attendance from elected officials and the business and non-profit leaders we represent.
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?
NEWS & OBSERVER: As NC courts Amazon and Toyota, conservatives chide Cooper over ‘corporate giveaways’
Incentives: The Good, the Bad, and Your Responsibility - Chris Lloyd spoke yesterday at the Iowa Professional Economic Developers Association meeting.
Chris Lloyd spoke this morning in Staunton at the Virginia Institute for Economic Development on The Foundations of Virginia Economic Development Policy.
Chris Lloyd spoke at the 2014 Infrastructure Maintenance Symposium in Orlando, FL on Political Challenges to Long-Term Maintenance Concepts
Chris Lloyd spoke last week in Denver at the National Council for Public Private Partnerships on Winning the War Against Public Private Partnerships and Building a Defensible and Transparent P3 Policy Framework.
Chris Lloyd spoke last week at the Brunswick County (NC) Economic Development Commission on Economic Development Politics and Policies.