On June 5, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the appointment of McGuireWoods Consulting chairman, Mark Bowles, to the Board of Visitors at the University of Virginia.
In a June 2020 article for Area Development, McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and director of infrastructure and economic development, Chris Lloyd, commented on the importance of maintaining a strong commitment to economic development as businesses rethink supply chains and navigate new guidelines and rules amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The Federal Communications Commission approved its ninth wave of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, awarding another $16.45 million to healthcare providers across the United States. Of that, $700,000 will be awarded to Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee – a result of the lobbying efforts of McGuireWoods Consulting vice president Edward Hill.
Racial justice is essential for our country and the communities in which we live and work. Now is the time for all of us to engage in conversations about race and commit to our part in making positive long-lasting change.
Child care providers are considered essential in Virginia; however, a drop in enrollment has meant many programs have closed since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. With limited space, social distancing requirements and strict sick child policies, Virginia workers are struggling to find child care programs as the Commonwealth reopens.
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.
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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.
Updates on state and local action taken in Illinois in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia and McGuireWoods Consulting, with experts from across the unmanned systems sectors, held a discussion on how COVID-19 is spurring the growth of unmanned systems and how, and what, policies can help continue to advance the economic success of the industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Hear from Sunshine State leaders on how they were able to make an immediate transition to distance learning, what they have learned so far, and how they are preparing for an uncertain school year.
Please join McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, BioIQ and Thompson Industrial Services, with special guest Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, for a discussion on issues employers and businesses should consider as Texas continues its reopening process.
McGuireWoods Consulting, McGuireWoods LLP, BioIQ and Image API, with special guest Del. Lamont Bagby, held a discussion on Virginia’s reopening status and issues employers and businesses should consider as the commonwealth moves into phases 2 and 3.