In 2018, Florida lawmakers passed the Reading Scholarship Accounts, a program designed for public third- through fifth-grade students struggling in reading. Sara Clements, vice president with McGuireWoods Consulting, breaks down how this program addresses reading deficiencies in Florida’s public schools in a Feb. 23 article for Florida Politics.
McGuireWoods Consulting vice president, Kaci Easley, was recognized at a Feb. 6 reception as a 2020 Strong Men and Women in Virginia History honoree.
In a recent interview with Area Development, McGuireWoods Consulting vice president, Benton Blaine, spoke about the disruption of autonomous vehicles – and how the industry is already present in many communities.
In a Feb. 2 opinion piece in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor, Jim Dyke, detailed the importance of diversifying the economy in Virginia, and how the GO Virginia initiative works to accomplish this goal.
On Jan. 15, 2020, the U.S. and China signed phase 1 of a long-awaited trade deal. McGuireWoods Consulting vice president, Dr. Nicole Cohen, and senior vice president, Ryan Bernstein, analyzed the impact the agreement will have on emerging technologies in an opinion article for MarketWatch.
This week the Georgia Legislature opened after a week-long of holding hearings to find potential budget savings. House Speaker David Ralston and Governor Brian Kemp have competing priorities, while the House budget writers said “no” to Kemp’s Proposal to cut $200 million worth of spending in the midyear budget. House Speaker Ralston’s top priorities is state income tax cuts.
This week in Washington: The House and Senate are back from recess.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
Super Tuesday is just two weeks away which means North Carolina voters will soon make their way to the polls to cast their first ballots of the 2020 election.
This Week: Department of Justice Hosts Section 230 Workshop, Senator Gillibrand Releases Data Protection Act, Washington State Senate Advances Sweeping Consumer Privacy Legislation and European Union to Begin Moving Digital Services Act.
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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.