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.
Jim Hodges, McGuireWoods Consulting president, partner with McGuireWoods LLP and former governor of South Carolina, was recognized as one of the 50 most influential people in Columbia in the Jan. 6, 2020 edition of Columbia Business Monthly.
McGuireWoods Consulting recently announced it was establishing a government affairs presence on the West Coast.
In a Dec. 16 article for Global Trade magazine, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Ryan Bernstein, and research associate, Mariam Eatedali, analyzed how the new trade deal will impact various industries, including labor, pharmaceuticals, steel and auto, as well as updated environmental standards.
Following on the success of 2018, three individuals were again recognized from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C. office. Michael Drobac, senior advisor on the emerging technologies team, Mona Mohib, senior vice president for the firm’s federal public affairs team and national multistate strategies team, and Robert Wasinger, senior vice president on the federal public affairs team were all named “2019 Top Lobbyists.”
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Following elections where Democrats gained control of both chambers of the legislature, the party will be able to pursue an agenda that is very different from what we have seen in the past few years under Republican legislative leadership.
The White House is expected to release its FY21 budget request on February 10.
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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.