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.
Ryan Bernstein, a respected Republican strategist and chief of staff to U.S. Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota, will bring nearly two decades of senior government and political experience to McGuireWoods Consulting’s acclaimed Federal Government Relations Practice.
The General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, October 15, 2018 for another special session. Legislators have taken the last two weeks to further assess the damages from Hurricane Florence. The Governor has been working with the legislature on preparing a bigger relief package anticipating additional damage. The initial round of $56.6 million in aid established by the Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery Fund will be tested by the potential damage from Tropical Storm Michael. Estimates report that the state has suffered up the $13 billion in damages. The General Assembly is expecting to consider additional assessments from various state agencies while debating the release of additional funds.
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The General Assembly reconvened for a special session on Tuesday, October 2nd at 10 AM. Lawmakers took up issues to address disaster relief, approving an initial round of $56.5 million in recovery funding. This first round of funding will address the needs of school systems that will not hit the minimum 185 school days required by law. With the passage of the legislation, the General Assembly adjourned and will return on October 15, at which time lawmakers will address larger funding measures.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed to expand its site-neutral payment policy to clinic visits.
The House of Representatives approved the first major change to federal regulation of the over-the-counter drug industry in 40 years.