Since the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., McGuireWoods Consulting’s National Practice team has been helping clients monitor and interpret governors’ COVID-related executive orders, and where necessary, conduct outreach and engage governors’ offices.
When construction began on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel’s South Island, hundreds of waterbirds were displaced from their natural habitat. The migrating birds were left without a habitat to return to, and no place to start a successful breeding season, until the American Bird Conservancy and McGuireWoods Consulting stepped in.
In the April 2020 edition of the Virginia Municipal League’s Virginia Town and City magazine, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Preston Bryant, detailed the various aspects and impacts of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA).
On April 28, President Trump signed an Executive Order invoking the Defense Production Act, designating meat and poultry processing plants critical infrastructure.
The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) has assembled a blue-ribbon task force, Back to Work Virginia, to develop an assertive strategic plan with recommendations to stabilize and strengthen the child care industry as the Commonwealth gets back to work and rebuilds its economy.
This week, McGuireWoods Consulting launched the App Coalition to represent the interests of small and medium-sized app developers. Led by McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Gregory Guice, initial members include Booking.com, Priceline, Kayak and OpenTable. The coalition will advocate on behalf of its member companies, including on issues related to the coronavirus.
With emergency executive orders being entered by the hour, a team of MWC consultants has been advising clients on how to tackle these orders and effectively engaging public officials in jurisdictions across the country.
In a March 26 Law360 article, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor and McGuireWoods partner, Greg Walden, discussed the details of the economic relief measures for the airlines and travel industry.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This week in Washington: House to hold hearing on how governor's are battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Senate planning two hearings on preparing Americans to go back to college safely.
McGuireWoods Consulting has compiled the below information coming from Washington and our state capitals in response to COVID-19 as it pertains to employers and businesses across industry sectors. Members of MWC’s federal public affairs team are closely following developments on Capitol Hill, and we will update information as news and insights become available.
This week was the first week North Carolina operated under Governor Roy Cooper's Safer At Home order, or Phase 2 of reopening.
This week: Coronavirus response; President Trump to sign an Executive Order aimed at social media’s “conservative bias;” Schumer leads bipartisan bill to boost federal investment in science and technology research.
This week in Washington: The House and Senate are out of session for Memorial Day Weekend. The House returns Wednesday, May 27.
Earlier this week, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 141, easing restriction on travel, business operations, and mass gatherings.
McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, BioIQ and Thompson Industrial Services held a webinar on legal issues, federal funding, and protocols surrounding re-entry for higher education institutions.
Updates on state and local action taken in Virginia in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updates on state and local action taken in Texas 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 Illinois in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updates on state and local action taken in South Carolina in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
McGuireWoods Consulting's national education team and the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association hosted a webinar on how the CARES Act has impacted higher education and other federal actions impacting institutions as a result of COVID-19.
As we all continue to feel the effects of the global pandemic and adjust to a new normal for everyone, we want to highlight a few ways our clients across North Carolina have worked to support residents and make this time a little easier for those throughout the state.