McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development, Chris Lloyd, recently spoke with the Transatlantic Business and Investment Council (TBIC) on challenges and opportunities within economic development over the past eighteen months and how the current labor shortage will shape the U.S. workforce for years to come.
McGuireWoods Consulting vice presidents Danica Thompson and Stuart Wilkinson were recognized as top lobbyists in the James magazine’s 2021 “Top Lobbyist” issue, and assistant vice president Falak Sabbak was named a rising star. Thompson, Wilkinson and Sabbak are part of McGuireWoods Consulting’s Georgia government affairs team.
On Aug. 26, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed Senate Bill 35 into law, outlawing the marriage of pregnant 14- and 15-year-olds and banning 16- and 17-year-olds from marrying someone who is four years older than they are.
In an Aug. 16 article for Inbound Logistics, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development, Chris Lloyd, discussed how tax, energy and land incentives are just as important as location for companies looking to relocate or expand.
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In a July 7 article for CNBC, McGuireWoods Consulting director of infrastructure and economic development, Chris Lloyd, discussed why a company’s location still matters, despite people in many occupations sticking with remote work post-pandemic.
In late June, President Biden endorsed the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure agreement and discussions will continue over the next month on what projects will be included in the final package.
Virginia lawmakers passed landmark legislation during the 2021 session, tackling the death penalty, marijuana, minimum wage, labor laws, education and more. Jim Dyke, senior advisor with McGuireWoods Consulting, commented on the impact of these bills in a June 30 article for Virginia Business.
House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) told members Thursday that the budget chairs in the two chambers have been working late nights this week to find compromises on sticking points.
On Sept. 15, Illinois Gov. Pritzker signed a sweeping clean energy bill into law, the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act, which sets a statewide clean energy goal of 100 percent by 2050.
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.
This week in Washington: Reconciliation markup passes out of House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees.
This interview is part of a series on “Women in Public Affairs to Know,” by the McGuireWoods Consulting Women in Public Affairs initiative. To learn more about the initiative or recommend a woman for a future interview, please visit our website.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
Legislators mostly devoted their time this week to public redistricting hearings that were conducted in various parts of the state.
An overview of gubernatorial and attorneys general races, as well as a state-by-state analysis.
Updates on state and local action taken in Virginia in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
McGuireWoods Consulting helps private equity investors and portfolio companies understand the implications of state-level policy decisions and market trends for their investment and business decisions.
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