Fran Bradford, former Virginia secretary of education, will join McGuireWoods Consulting as a senior vice president on Jan. 24, 2022.
On Dec. 1, 2021, The Hill announced its 2021 “Top Lobbyists” list, which included three senior vice presidents from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office: Mona Mohib, Stephanie Kennan and Ryan Bernstein.
A Nov. 23, 2021, story in CoStar quoted McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development Chris Lloyd about Samsung’s decision to build a $17 billion semiconductor chip-making factory in Taylor, Texas. Lloyd is also chairman of the Site Selectors Guild.
Matt Matthews, a 30-year veteran of Texas government and politics, recently joined the McGuireWoods Consulting team in Austin, Texas as a senior vice president and as partner with McGuireWoods LLP. Matthews has served in various positions throughout Texas politics.
In a Nov. 15, 2021, article for the Washington Examiner, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Mike Andrews extolled the sacrifices and contributions Native American people have made on behalf of the United States.
In a Nov. 17, 2021, article for Investment Monitor, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development Chris Lloyd discussed results from an October 2021 Site Selectors Guild survey showing that many members are expecting skills shortages, particularly in manufacturing, transportation and warehousing.
In an Oct. 22 article for Think Advisor, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Stephanie Kennan, detailed sign posts to watch for Medicare expansion and drug negotiations as Congress continues to debate the budget reconciliation bill.
McGuireWoods partner Gregory Riegle and McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Christopher Lloyd were quoted in the October edition of Institutional Investing in Infrastructure on the many considerations when forming a public-private partnership (P3) for an infrastructure project in the United States.
The 2022 California legislative session began Jan. 3, following projections of record state revenues. The legislature will consider Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal until the June deadlines. The governor’s $286.4 billion budget proposal would make deep investments in climate change, healthcare access, public safety and inequality, homelessness, and fighting COVID-19.
On Jan. 10, the Georgia General Assembly convened for the 2022 legislative session. As this is the second year in the legislative biennium, all legislation that did not pass in 2021 carried over to this year, with many bills still awaiting action.
North Carolina is bracing for its third winter storm, which is supposed to continue through the end of Saturday. This week, the General Assembly reconvened to pass two bills, one which will postpone the state's election timeline yet again. In today's newsletter we explain that bill and review the bills passed last year that affect local governments.
The 2022 Florida legislative session officially kicked off Jan. 11. However, committees have been hearing bills and drafting preliminary budgets for months.
The Virginia 2022 General Assembly convened Jan. 12, 2022, in Richmond for a 60-day session, and Glenn Youngkin was sworn into office on Jan. 15, 2022, as the commonwealth’s 74th governor.
The South Carolina General Assembly began the second year of a two-year legislative session on Jan. 11, 2022. The legislative session runs through the second Thursday in May, with the General Assembly expected to adjourn sine die on May 12. This legislative session is sure to include debate around redistricting, certificate of need, medical marijuana, COVID-19 mandates and the state budget. It will be the first session for new Senate President Thomas Alexander and the first session with new Senate Finance Chairman Harvey Peeler.
The Illinois General Assembly began an abbreviated 2022 session on Jan. 5 and is scheduled to adjourn on April 8, 2022.
This week in Washington: Supreme Court Rules on Biden Administration Vaccine Mandates
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