In a Sept. 3 article in Area Development, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Michele Satterlund, interviewed Nicole Barranco, senior director of government relations at Volkswagen Group of America, to discuss pandemic-related shifts in mobility and the future of transportation.
Danica Thompson, vice president in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Atlanta office, was recognized in the James magazine’s 2020 “Top Lobbyist” issue. With nearly 1,000 registered lobbyists in Georgia, Thompson was ranked 21 out of the 60 selected as top lobbyists.
Area Development recently announced its 2020 list of “Top States for Doing Business,” with top ranking states from previous years appearing again, even as the U.S. transforms to deal with a global pandemic. McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Chris Lloyd, provided commentary on the rankings, noting that the consistency of the list is an attribute to economic development policies – companies making expansion and relocation decisions seek predictability.
On August 4, President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law, bringing to fruition years of advocacy work promoting the repair backlog within our national parks, forests, and other public land agencies.
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.
As North Carolina wraps up its second week of operating under Phase 2.5 of reopening and easing restrictions, Governor Roy Cooper and his Coronavirus Task Force reported a stabilization, and even decline, in the state's key virus trends.
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.
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This week in Washington: The Republican COVID-19 legislative package fails to pass in the Senate; Congress is in negotiations for a continuing resolution to fund the government until 2021.
North Carolina has officially moved into Phase 2.5 of coronavirus restrictions, which began Friday, September 4 at 5:00PM and is expected to last through Friday, October 2 at 5:00PM. Phase 2.5 allows playgrounds to open, museums and aquariums to open at 50% capacity, fitness facilities and gyms to open at 30% capacity, and increases the mass gathering limit to 25 people indoors, 50 people outdoors. It also allows for more flexibility to visits to long-term care facilities. The order extends the statewide alcohol curfew which prohibits the sale of alcohol past 11:00PM and under Safer At Home 2.5, bars will remain closed. This week, North Carolina will take the next step in reopening. Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 163, moving the state into Phase 2.5 of easing restrictions, beginning Friday, September 4 at 5:00PM and lasting through October 2 at 5:00PM. Phase 2.5 allows playgrounds to open, museums and aquariums to open at 50% capacity, fitness facilities and gyms to open at 30% capacity, and increases the mass gathering limit to 25 people indoors, 50 people outdoors.
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