In a June 18 article for the Phoenix Business Journal, Chris Lloyd detailed expected economic growth for Phoenix and Arizona in general, due to a diversifying economy, migration from California and changes sparked by the pandemic.
McGuireWoods Consulting is proud to announce that Susan Bowling, former acting director and deputy director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and Graham Tew, veteran lobbyist and former senior executive assistant of legislative affairs for Gov. Carroll Campbell, have joined its team in The Palmetto State as senior vice presidents.
National publications covered the recent arrival of McGuireWoods Consulting vice president Clayton Cox, who recently joined the firm’s federal public affairs team in Washington, D.C.
Former DNC Director Brings Relationships With Biden Administration To MWC
A May 5, 2021 Virginia Mercury article detailed the latest actions taken by advocates and education leaders in Virginia to address racial disparities in K-12 schools. State data shows Black students are two to three times more likely to be suspended than their peers, in addition to persistent racial academic achievement gaps, including scoring 10 percentage points lower in all five subject areas on state standardized tests and underrepresentation in Advanced Placement courses.
In an April 30 column for the Washington Business Journal, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Jim Dyke, shared his personal and professional journey – beginning with his paternal grandfather in a one-room segregated school in Bedford County, Virginia to the White House and the first Black Secretary of Education in Virginia.
There are currently two school choice proposals making their way through the Florida legislature – House Bill 7045 and Senate Bill 48. McGuireWoods Consulting vice president, Sara Clements, discussed the differences in the bills and the impact they would have in the state in a April 19 article for Florida Politics.
On April 9, 2021, President Biden submitted his discretionary budget to Congress, setting out a blueprint for priority areas in the coming year. McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Stephanie Kennan, commented on the budget’s healthcare provisions in an April 14 article for MedCity News.
Illinois elected a new Speaker of the House for the first time in almost 40 years after former House Speaker Michael Madigan was ousted from his leadership and later resigned at the beginning of the 102nd General Assembly.
This week in Washington: Supreme Court dismisses challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
As legislators and the public eagerly await the Senate's budget proposal sometime early next week, this week saw several committees meet to consider local bills and bills for discussion only.
2020 saw the courts continuing to play an important role in health policy with several notable lawsuits related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) survived another challenge to its constitutionality today. In a 7-2 decision, the court threw out the challenge to the law, citing lack of standing by the plaintiffs.
On May 10, 2021 the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $350 billion in emergency funding for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments.
On Feb. 24, 2021 President Biden signed an executive order to assess the vulnerabilities within essential supply chains. For 100 days, the administration analyzed and provided recommendations on the supply chains of four critical products: semiconductors, large capacity batteries, critical minerals & materials, and pharmaceuticals.
This week in Washington: Discussions on infrastructure and prescription drug changes continue.
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Updates on state and local action taken in Virginia in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updates on state and local action taken in Illinois in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Florida state and local action in response to COVID-19.
Updates on state and local action taken in Texas in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
McGuireWoods Consulting’s bipartisan team held a discussion on the results of the 2020 gubernatorial, attorneys general and state legislative races. The panelists provided analysis of the election outcomes and the likely policy implications in key states, as well as information on transition teams and what to expect in the 2022 races.
McGuireWoods Consulting held a bipartisan discussion on the South Carolina elections, with insights into the presidential, congressional and state legislative races.
Policy initiatives for 2021 and beyond