McGuireWoods Consulting vice president, Sara Clements, anticipates action on charter schools, choice, career education and more from Florida’s new education commissioner, Richard Corcoran.
This month, Greg Guice, a former legislative affairs director at the Federal Communications Commission with two decades of experience in the telecommunications and technology policy, joined McGuireWoods Consulting’s federal public affairs team as a senior vice president.
Former FCC Legislative Affairs Director, House Energy and Commerce Committee Staff Member Offers Unique Insights
McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Brad Alexander, along with McGuireWoods partner, Doug Lamb, discussed proposed regulations of the opportunity zone program and how public-private partnerships may help realize the potential of opportunity zones.
McGuireWoods Consulting’s Texas government relations team has hired Lucy Nashed and Tracy Morehead in its Austin office. They will serve as vice president and assistant vice president of state government relations, respectively.
This interview is part of a series on “Women in Public Affairs to Know,” by the McGuireWoods Consulting Women in Public Affairs initiative. To learn more about the initiative or recommend a woman for a future interview, please visit our website.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
This Week: Consumer-Facing Agencies Among Those Closed in Partial Government Shutdown; NTIA Seeks Comments on National Spectrum Strategy; Industry Invited to Help FAA Develop Remote Identification System for Drones; FCC Chairman Lauds Failure to Overturn Net Neutrality Repeal
The North Carolina General Assembly resumed this week to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 824: Implementation of Voter ID Const. Amendment. The House and Senate both voted to override the Governor’s veto. There are still several bills that sit on the Governor’s desk that could potentially be vetoed. State law allows the Governor to wait up to 10 days to decide whether to sign or veto a bill. Republican lawmakers have urged the Governor to move quickly as the Holidays approach.
This Week: To shut down or not to shut down the issue as Congress tries to wrap up and leave; opioids back in the news; Alexander says he will not run for reelection in 2020.
In today’s increasingly global and complex economy, having a team that understands how to make deals happen is vital to a company’s long-term success. Whether it is assistance with finding the right site for a new business facility or negotiating the right incentives, McGuireWoods Consulting has the experience in dealing with every stakeholder—legislators, government officials, and the public—to guide you through every step of the decision-making process. Combining both local knowledge and national experience, our team is the ideal partner to ensure your company successfully navigates the economic development process.
While Congress may not be able to make up its mind on whether and how to permanently deal with cannabis legalization, the American people clearly have done so. In virtually every state with any kind of significant urban presence and direct voter access to the ballot, marijuana is in some stage of decriminalization.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
The average cost of producing one megawatt hour of electricity in North America, new energy generation capacity added globally, total solar installations, top 10 solar states, and more.