McGuireWoods Consulting recently sponsored Virginia FREE’s first Ethics Workshop. Senior Vice President Mike Thomas was in attendance and led a meaningful discussion on ethics and politics.
On Thursday, June 9, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed the nation’s first law allowing moving images in a car while in automated vehicle mode.
McGuireWoods Consulting was honored with two awards for its public relations campaign last year promoting GO Virginia, a new statewide initiative to foster private-sector economic development.
McGuireWoods Consulting Vice President Susan Liberty was recently honored with the Service Provider Leadership Award at CoreNet Global’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter 2016 Awards of Excellence. The award was in recognition of the successful IED site selection and incentive negotiation projects led by Chris Lloyd and Susan.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s Susan Liberty and Chris Lloyd (Infrastructure & Economic Development) led the site selection, incentives negotiations,
legislative initiatives, compliance, and local permitting process efforts for Lidl US, one of Europe’s largest grocery retailers, with consulting services
related to the development of the company’s US headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
This week kept the House of Representatives busy with special House Select Committee meetings on Disaster Relief, School Safety, and North Carolina River Quality. There was also a joint meeting of the House and Senate for the Agriculture and Forestry Awareness Study Commission. Rounding things out with the executive branch, Governor Cooper’s Prison Reform Advisory Board had their first meeting as well.
Addressing an aviation and aerospace industry that supports thousands of jobs and contributes millions of dollars to the Virginia economy, state policymakers introduced more than 20 aviation-related bills in the 2018 Virginia legislative session.
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.
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.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
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.