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In a Nov. 27 article for Roll Call, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Amanda Armistead, provided comments on how government agencies are working to address drone threats at airports.
Continuing a decades-long effort to combat the financing and support of foreign terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens, McGuireWoods Consulting has helped secure key provisions in the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (“Fund”) Clarification Act (“Act”), recently included in a Continuing Resolution to fund the government through Dec. 20, 2019.
In part three of an article series for the Michigan Economic Developers Association, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director infrastructure and economic development, Chris Lloyd, explores the importance of educating the public about economic development.
This week, Virginia Speaker-designee, Eileen Filler-Corn, announced key advisors to her transition team to the office of the Speaker of the House of Delegates. L.F. Payne, senior advisor with McGuireWoods Consulting, has been selected among other Commonwealth leaders to assist Filler-Corn as she prepares for the upcoming legislative session.
The North Carolina General Assembly remains adjourned for the year as members spend some time back home in their districts, gearing up for what is to come in 2020.
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This week in Washington: The House and Senate are out for Thanksgiving recess this week.
Bicameral Appropriations Committee leadership will meet to chart a path for government spending authorities set to expire Nov. 21, House to hold fourth hearing on online platforms and market power, House vote on H.R. 3 pushed to December.
In keeping with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s schedule for pushing H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, through the House of Representatives, the three committees of jurisdiction held mark-ups and passed the proposal, as amended, along party lines. However, the timing of when the full House will consider the proposal has slipped from the end of October, to by the end of November.
Appropriations leadership will focus on FY21 spending measures, House Majority Leader Hoyer will prioritize bringing the prescription drug pricing bill to the floor, NDAA conferees continue to negotiate a final package.
Senate to take up the House-passed continuing resolution, hearing scheduled on impact of recent digital platform mergers, and the Senate HELP Committee will vote on the Secretary of Labor nomination.
House plans to take up a continuing resolution to extend government funding at current levels to November, Senate to hold hearing on antitrust laws and the Secretary of Labor nominee is set to testify.