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Va Municipal League: Lobbying Client
Entertainment Expenses
Overview

Matters: Municipal issues including taxation, public personnel, land use, public procurement, environmental, public safety, education, health and human services and transportation. VML lobbies on many bills in these and other local government areas. (Less)

Lobbyists Employed

  • Ackerman, Jessica Dodson
    (Details)

    13 E Franklin Street
    Richmond, VA 23219

    804-523-8521

    Registered: 6/29/2020
    Matters: My principal areas of focus for the Virginia Municipal League include pre-K-12 education, elections, and public retirement policy. However, I am part of a team that also addresses human services and public safety issues.
    Arrangement: Employed
    Job title: Policy and Advisory Relations Manager

  • Areson, Janet C
    (Details)

    PO Box 12164
    Richmond, VA 23241

    804-523-8522

    Registered: 5/4/2020
    Matters: Legislative and executive branch actions that affect local governments in Virginia, including health and human services and public safety issues as well as state budget matters.
    Arrangement: Employed
    Job title: Director of Policy Development

  • Gowdy, Michelle
    (Details)

    13 E Franklin St
    Richmond, VA 23219

    804-523-8525

    Registered: 5/6/2020
    Matters: Municipal issues including taxation, public personnel, land use, public procurement, environmental, public safety, education, health and human services and transportation. VML lobbies on many bills in these and other local government areas.
    Arrangement: Employed
    Job title: Executive Director

  • Smiley, Mitchell W
    (Details)

    13 East Franklin St
    Richmond, VA 23219

    804-523-8534

    Registered: 6/29/2020
    Matters: Legislative and executive branch actions that affect local governments in Virginia, including environmental and transportation issues as well as state budget matters impacting Virginia municipalities.
    Arrangement: Employed
    Job title: Policy Manager for Transportation and Natural Resources

Lobbyists Retained

  • Bryant, Preston Jr.
    Firm: McGuire Woods
    (Details)

    800 E Canal St
    Richmond, VA 23219

    804-775-1923

    Registered: 8/5/2020
    Firm: McGuire Woods
    Matters: Matters of interest to the Virginia Municipal League
    Arrangement: Retained

  • LaGow, J Christopher
    Firm: Law Office of J Christopher LaGow
    (Details)

    222 Ross Rd
    Henrico, VA 23229

    804-225-8570

    Registered: 5/8/2020
    Firm: Law Office of J Christopher LaGow
    Matters: Matters affecting workers' compensation
    Arrangement: Retained

  • Menkes, Neal
    (Details)

    1607 Helmsdale Dr
    Henrico, VA 23238

    804-298-5331

    Registered: 6/3/2020
    Matters: Represent VML's interests during the General Assembly session, specifically assisting in coverage of state and local tax issues and certain state budget issues in terms of the fiscal impacts of such legislative proposals on local government budgets.
    Arrangement: Retained

  • Wiley, Roger C Jr
    Firm: Hefty Wiley & Gore PC
    (Details)

    100 W Franklin St
    Ste 300
    Richmond, VA 23220

    804-780-3143

    Registered: 5/11/2020
    Firm: Hefty Wiley & Gore PC
    Matters: Matters effecting localities before House and Senate Courts of Justice.
    Arrangement: Retained

2020-2021 contact information for Va Municipal League:

  • Janet C Areson
    PO Box 12164
    Richmond, VA 23241

    804-523-8522

Information on this page comes from public documents on file with the office of the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council.