Michael Anzelmo has joined McGuireWoods and McGuireWoods Consulting as an energy regulatory partner and policy advisor in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina, office.
The National Law Journal named McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Michael Drobac, and senior vice president, Michele Satterlund, Government Relations Trailblazers, recognizing their leadership in both federal and state government affairs.
On Sep. 26, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor and McGuireWoods LLP partner Gregory S. Walden testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation on behalf of the Small UAV Coalition, to which he serves as Aviation Counsel.
As states and cities look to attract the autonomous vehicle (AV) industry, policies around interconnectedness and integration will be key to attracting companies looking to expand or relocate.
Three lawyer-lobbyists at McGuireWoods Consulting were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Frank Donatelli deliberated on the possibility of America shifting to a parliamentary democracy in a Sep. 3 article for The Hill.
Three members of McGuireWoods Consulting’s Atlanta office were recognized in the James magazine’s 2019 “Top Lobbyist” issue.
Increasingly, economic development has become politicized, with questions around why investments in economic development marketing and incentives are needed. Budgets have been reduced in some areas, and communities such as Austin have announced moratoriums on future incentives in the face of low unemployment, increased traffic and more expensive housing.
The members of the North Carolina General Assembly will have next week off from recorded voting sessions while House and Senate leadership discuss which of the remaining bills to bring forward to their respective chambers as the days left in this year’s legislative session fly by.
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Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This week in Washington: The House and Senate are in recess.
Members of the North Carolina General Assembly were back in downtown Raleigh Monday to kick off yet another week of this year's legislative session. The start of work this week came with some good news, at least for members of the Senate. In a press conference Tuesday morning, President Pro Tempore Sen. Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) announced that the Senate will adjourn session no later then October 31, with or without a state budget.
North Carolina lawmakers took a break from session this week as this year's long session officially made its way into the fall. While legislators may have been away from Raleigh this week, the building was still buzzing as House Minority Leader Rep. Darren Jackson (D-Wake) challenged House Republican leadership to participate in a polygraph test to prove whether or not leadership was deceitful in their actions during the surprise vote to override the Governor's budget bill veto.
Senate to take up the House-passed continuing resolution, hearing scheduled on impact of recent digital platform mergers, and the Senate HELP Committee will vote on the Secretary of Labor nomination.
House plans to take up a continuing resolution to extend government funding at current levels to November, Senate to hold hearing on antitrust laws and the Secretary of Labor nominee is set to testify.
House Judiciary Subcommittee to hold hearing on the role of data and privacy in competition, Sen. Schumer outlines Democratic priorities, including legislation to address gun violence, election security, the ACA and more.
The House and Senate will be in recess until the second week in September. Senate Appropriations Chairman Shelby will set FY20 spending allocations during the recess. The Senate can be expected to move ahead with Gene Scalia's nomination to the Department of Labor when they return.
The House begins its summer recess, with the Senate set to be in session one more week before lawmakers return home; Senate to vote on the budget deal and confirm the President's nominees for Deputy Secretary of Defense and Ambassador to the United Nations; Senate HELP Committee to bring the Lower Health Care Costs Act to the floor.
Debt ceiling vote in both chambers, McConnell endeavors to confirm as many pending nominations before the recess as possible, Senate to vote on 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund and more.
The House plans to vote on legislation that would raise the minimum wage to $15/hour, McConnell aims to confirm Mark Esper, the President's nominee to serve as Secretary of Defense, House to consider three-year intelligence reauthorization, healthcare bills and election security legislation before the August recess.
What’s pending and what’s on the horizon – an update from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Emerging Technologies team on driverless cars, drones and supersonic aircraft.