McGuireWoods Consulting attorney and executive vice president Chris Nolen presented testimony on behalf of Dominion Energy yesterday on two Senate bills that would prohibit Dominion Energy from making campaign contributions. In a Feb. 1, 2022, article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch covering the hearing, Nolen referred to the legislation as unconstitutional.
On Jan. 19, 2022, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development Chris Lloyd moderated the latest Investor Forum, a panel held by the Greater Richmond Partnership focusing on regional assets, client decision-making and hot trends in economic development.
In a Jan. 21, 2022, article for The Washington Times, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president Mike Andrews examined the lack of attention on missing and murdered Native American women in the United States.
Fran Bradford, former Virginia secretary of education, joined McGuireWoods Consulting as a senior vice president on Jan. 24, 2022.
On Dec. 1, 2021, The Hill announced its 2021 “Top Lobbyists” list, which included three senior vice presidents from McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office: Mona Mohib, Stephanie Kennan and Ryan Bernstein.
McGuireWoods real estate and zoning lawyers, land use planners and government relations consultants released Part 2 of an in-depth study of zoning laws and housing segregation in Virginia, outlining specific policy reforms to eliminate discriminatory housing policies that perpetuate racial disparities.
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North Carolina’s primary election day was Tuesday. Many of the results were expected, with some exceptions, including a few current incumbent legislators losing their primaries, a handful of current and former legislators squeaking out victories, and a major upset in a Congressional race.
The North Carolina General Assembly’s 2022 short session officially convened earlier this week with a skeletal session, but most legislators will not be assembling for official votes until next week, at the earliest. Legislative leadership did provide some insight into what their priorities will be for this session. Earlier this week, House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) shared that House lawmakers want to look at pay increases for state employees and teachers. While the Speaker did not provide a specific figure, any amount provided for raises will be in line with Democratic Governor Roy Cooper’s budget priorities.
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