Since the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., McGuireWoods Consulting’s National Practice team has been helping clients monitor and interpret governors’ COVID-related executive orders, and where necessary, conduct outreach and engage governors’ offices.
When construction began on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel’s South Island, hundreds of waterbirds were displaced from their natural habitat. The migrating birds were left without a habitat to return to, and no place to start a successful breeding season, until the American Bird Conservancy and McGuireWoods Consulting stepped in.
In the April 2020 edition of the Virginia Municipal League’s Virginia Town and City magazine, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president, Preston Bryant, detailed the various aspects and impacts of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA).
On April 28, President Trump signed an Executive Order invoking the Defense Production Act, designating meat and poultry processing plants critical infrastructure.
The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) has assembled a blue-ribbon task force, Back to Work Virginia, to develop an assertive strategic plan with recommendations to stabilize and strengthen the child care industry as the Commonwealth gets back to work and rebuilds its economy.
McGuireWoods Consulting has compiled the below information coming from Washington and our state capitals in response to COVID-19 as it pertains to employers and businesses across industry sectors. Members of MWC’s federal public affairs team are closely following developments on Capitol Hill, and we will update information as news and insights become available.
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
Lawmakers were briefly back in Raleigh this week for what was a quick session to handle some last minute legislative matters and veto override attempts. Both the House and Senate wrapped up their work for the week on Wednesday and plan to hold skeletal, nonvoting sessions Saturday, July 11. Neither chamber will hold votes again until Wednesday, September 2 at noon.
This week: Coronavirus response; House Democrats seek increased oversight of U.S. Agency for Global Media; technology companies among Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients.
On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and announced other adjustments to the program based on comments received from stakeholders.
Join McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, the Virginia Department of Education's Chief Readiness Officer and a policy expert with ZERO TO THREE for a discussion around the challenges early learning programs face managing health, safety, economics and the law during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Updates on state and local action taken in Virginia in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Florida state and local action in response to COVID-19.
Updates on state and local action taken in Texas in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, representatives from local Georgia jurisdictions, and special guest, Georgia State Representative Clay Pirkle, held a discussion on the Georgia General Assembly and working with state and local jurisdictions.