McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Harry Kaplan, was recognized as one of ten top lobbyists in North Carolina in an inaugural list compiled by the North State Journal.
On June 5, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the appointment of McGuireWoods Consulting chairman, Mark Bowles, to the Board of Visitors at the University of Virginia.
In a June 2020 article for Area Development, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development, Chris Lloyd, commented on the importance of maintaining a strong commitment to economic development as businesses rethink supply chains and navigate new guidelines and rules amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The Federal Communications Commission approved its ninth wave of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, awarding another $16.45 million to healthcare providers across the United States. Of that, $700,000 will be awarded to Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee – a result of the lobbying efforts of McGuireWoods Consulting vice president Edward Hill.
Racial justice is essential for our country and the communities in which we live and work. Now is the time for all of us to engage in conversations about race and commit to our part in making positive long-lasting change.
Child care providers are considered essential in Virginia; however, a drop in enrollment has meant many programs have closed since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. With limited space, social distancing requirements and strict sick child policies, Virginia workers are struggling to find child care programs as the Commonwealth reopens.
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.
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.
The North Carolina General Assembly is expected to come back September 2, unless called into special session to address additional COVID-19 funding from the federal government.
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Florida state and local action in response to COVID-19.
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)
Join McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, the Virginia Department of Education's Chief Readiness Officer and a policy expert with ZERO TO THREE for a discussion around the challenges early learning programs face managing health, safety, economics and the law during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Updates on state and local action taken in Illinois in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, representatives from local Georgia jurisdictions, and special guest, Georgia State Representative Clay Pirkle, held a discussion on the Georgia General Assembly and working with state and local jurisdictions.
The Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia and McGuireWoods Consulting, with experts from across the unmanned systems sectors, held a discussion on how COVID-19 is spurring the growth of unmanned systems and how, and what, policies can help continue to advance the economic success of the industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Hear from Sunshine State leaders on how they were able to make an immediate transition to distance learning, what they have learned so far, and how they are preparing for an uncertain school year.