W. Ford Graham has joined McGuireWoods Consulting as a senior vice president in the firm’s national infrastructure and economic development team and as a partner with McGuireWoods.
Joined by five esteemed panelists, Sara Clements moderated two webinars discussing PreK-12 and Higher Ed legislation. Watch the replays here.Read more...
McGuireWoods Consulting vice president Benton Blaine wrote a commentary on site selection-related implications drawn from the results of Area Development’s 36th Annual Survey of Corporate Executives. Benton is a member of MWC’s national infrastructure and economic development team.
McGuireWoods Consulting announced several recent promotions, recognizing the work of individuals in state government relations and MWC Advocacy.
Stephanie Kennan, senior vice president with McGuireWoods Consulting, was named JD Supra’s No. 1 healthcare author for the third consecutive year.
In a Feb. 27, 2022, Virginia Business article, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Chris Lloyd said Virginia needs to adapt and begin preparing industrial sites for future businesses that bring with them large-scale projects.
On Feb. 14, 2022, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (NOVA) featured a Q&A interview with McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor James Dyke, looking at diversity, equity and inclusion in the state.
In a Feb. 14, 2022, op-ed in the Washington Times, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Mike Andrews called on the U.S. government to modify its approach to the nation’s fentanyl crisis.
This Week in Washington: President Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Increase Supply of Infant Formula
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
North Carolina’s primary election day was Tuesday. Many of the results were expected, with some exceptions, including a few current incumbent legislators losing their primaries, a handful of current and former legislators squeaking out victories, and a major upset in a Congressional race.
The North Carolina General Assembly’s 2022 short session officially convened earlier this week with a skeletal session, but most legislators will not be assembling for official votes until next week, at the earliest. Legislative leadership did provide some insight into what their priorities will be for this session. Earlier this week, House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) shared that House lawmakers want to look at pay increases for state employees and teachers. While the Speaker did not provide a specific figure, any amount provided for raises will be in line with Democratic Governor Roy Cooper’s budget priorities.
Gov. Gavin Newsom released his revised $300.7 billion 2022 - 2023 state budget proposal on May 13, 2022, building on the state’s ongoing work to confront California’s greatest existential threats, bolster economic growth, and make historic investments in California’s future.
The 2022 Illinois primary election will occur on June 28. All six statewide offices are up for election in 2022, including an open race for secretary of state after long-time incumbent Jesse White announced his retirement and a competitive Republican primary for the opportunity to challenge Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Additionally, redistricting of state House, state Senate and U.S. congressional maps led to several retirements and competitive primaries.
This Week in Washington: Senate Fails to Advance Bill Protecting Abortion Rights After Supreme Court Draft Opinion Leak
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