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.
The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing examining educator pay and school infrastructure needs. Committee Chairman Scott said additional hearings will follow that focus on the sufficiency of ESSA, Title I and IDEA funding.
Coming Week’s Highlights: Congress is in recess this week
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
The General Assembly kicked things into full gear this week as they dive into this year’s long session. Redistricting and ABC reform, school construction funding, and Medicaid privatization were all topics of conversation for both the House and the Senate.
Meanwhile, Governor Roy Cooper appointed Cheri Beasley as Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, following former Chief Justice Mark Martin’s retirement announcement in January. Beasley will be the first black woman to hold the Chief Justice seat in North Carolina.
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An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
This month, President Trump announced his plan to lower drug prices. The plan does not call for a major overhaul of drug companies’ pricing practices, but does include some proposals that they oppose. Much of Trump’s plan is in the form of suggested actions, and it will take time for actual detailed proposals to be put forward.
The European Commission recently proposed a 3% tax on turnover for companies with EU digital revenues over €50 million and total global revenues over €750 million.