Michele Satterlund has been selected to receive a Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award.
For the seventh year in a row, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Jim Dyke, has been recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as one of the “50 Most Influential Virginians.” Dyke has been named as an influential Virginian since the inaugural list in 2013.
In a Feb. 28 article for Healthcare Finance, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Stephanie Kennan, commented on current Medicare trends.
McGuireWoods Consulting announced several promotions this week, recognizing the work of individuals in state government relations, federal public affairs, MWCAdvocacy and international government relations.
McGuireWoods Consulting Infrastructure and Economic Development vice president, Benton Blaine, detailed four key concepts to maximize return on investment and project success in a Feb. 15 article for Area Development.
While North Carolina lawmakers are busy gearing up for a full week of floor votes and committee meetings before heading into recess at the end of next week, 8 schools districts have already cancelled classes for May 1st. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are the latest to follow the lead of multiple other counties, including Wake County, to cancel all classes in preparation for the protest rally taking place in downtown Raleigh. For the second year, teachers will head to the state’s capital to lobby legislators for increased funding, among a list of other needs, including better pay for all school staff and employees, as well as greater access to Medicaid benefits. Similar to last year, the rally is anticipating around 2,000 attendees.
Secretary DeVos testified before the House Education and Labor Committee and answered questions on the president’s FY20 budget request, arming teachers, school choice, and other issues.
In their first legislative session, Governor Brian Kemp and Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan both pursued an aggressive agenda signaling that they intend to maintain the commitment of their predecessors to education. Reforming choice and increasing funding and academic performance continued to be critical areas of focus.
This week in Washington: Congress is in recess.
This Week: Opposition to European digital taxes mounts in Congress and the administration, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee holds hearing on free speech and technological censorship, Senator Markey introduces bill to improve children’s Internet safety, Senate and House legislators reintroduce Vehicle Innovation Act, House lawmakers pass net neutrality bill.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
On June 22, the House of Representatives concluded two weeks of voting on opioid legislation by approving a package that combines dozens of individual opioid-related bills that the House had approved over the past two weeks.
The House began its two-week vote-a-thon on opioid legislation. On June 12, 2018 the House passed 25 bills and continued to work on opioid legislation throughout the week. On June 12 all but two of the bills were decided by voice vote, and the debate period for the bills rarely exceeded 10 minutes.