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.
Congress is back from recess this week. Over the break, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairwoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) and Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA) released a discussion draft of The Taxpayer First Act, a bipartisan bill to improve the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and tax administration procedures.
This Week: House and Senate committees release more legislation on opioids…Talk of taking back some of the spending from the just-passed budget deal…CMS releases final Medicare Advantage rule
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
Raleigh was busy this week with legislative oversight committees beginning to wrap up their work for the 2017-2018 interim. Topics included IT projects, transportation, education, energy, school district division, and economic oversight. A handful of the committees put out legislative recommendations for consideration before the legislature in the 2018 short session.
With the session adjourning last week, your Atlanta firm wanted to share a quick update on where some of the major issues for the year finished. As always, if we can provide further information, just contact us.
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.
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.