The Ferguson Group

Advocacy. Consulting. Grants

Headquartered in Washington D.C., TFG specializes in representing public and private entities who share our passion for building strong and vibrant communities. Whether you are the local governments that represent those communities or the businesses that empower and employ them, TFG will be your most effective advocate.

For over 37 years, TFG has led the way in working with lawmakers, federal agencies, local agencies, private companies, universities, and non-profit organizations to build stronger communities for this generation and the next.

TFG has a proven track record of delivering success. We will work with you to develop and advance improvements to policy, legislation and regulations. We will also help you secure federal funding, grants and authorizations. In fact, TFG has helped our clients secure over 600 million in federal funding since 2010. 

Our knowledge and experience provides our clients an unmatched advantage. TFG clients do not just participate in the federal process, they take a lead in shaping federal policies to consistently make a difference in the communities they serve.

Focus on Local Communities

From day one, TFG's focus has been representing local communities in Washington, D.C. and empowering them with a voice in the nation's capitol. We look at national policy from the perspective of local agencies and work to ensure the decisions being made by Congress and the Administration don't have a negative impacts on local governments and help open doors to bring federal resources home.

Highly Personalized Service

TFG professionals develop productive and long-standing relationships with our clients. One of the cornerstones of our success is our level of communication and personalized service. Our lobbyists know their clients well and make personal visits, often multiple times a year, to the local communities they serve to educate themselves on the projects and issues first hand.

Innovative Client Services

Along with individualized reports on legislative and regulatory activities, our clients receive weekly legislative updates, weekly and quarterly grant alerts, and specialized client alerts. Additionally, we periodically host webinars on hot topics that include guest speakers, such as federal program managers. We also host a blog that highlights news and activities focused on local governments.

Services & Issue Areas of Expertise

Transportation

Transportation

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Broadband & Telecommunications

Broadband & Telecommunications

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Economic & Community Development/Housing

Economic & Community Development/Housing

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Environment & Sustainability

Environment & Sustainability

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Health Care & Social Services

Health Care & Social Services

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Public Safety

Public Safety

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Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

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Flood Issues

Flood Issues

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Water Resources

Water Resources

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News and Alerts

17 March 2020

TFG 2020 Congressional Calendar

TFG 2020 Congressional Calendar_.pdf
13 March 2020

TFG Brief on House Commerce Hearing on Strengthening Communications Network for Crises

News/TFG Brief on House Commerce Hearing on Emergency Communication Networks.pdf
10 March 2020

City of Morro Bay Receives $62 Million EPA Water Infrastructure Loan

https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/city-morro-bay-receives-62-million-epa-water-infrastructure-loan
3 March 2020

Mooresville Awarded $4.4 Million Grant to Fund Flyover Rail Crossing on Mazeppa Road

https://www.mooresvilletribune.com/news/local/mooresville-awarded-million-grant-to-fund-flyover-rail-crossing-on/article_d74c3bc5-e470-550e-a30a-521aa7317502.html
14 February 2020

Tillis, Burr, Jones, Cornyn, Cruz, Lankford and Rounds Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expedite Disaster Recovery Projects

https://www.tillis.senate.gov/2020/2/tillis-burr-jones-cornyn-cruz-lankford-and-rounds-introduce-bipartisan-legislation-to-expedite-disaster-recovery-projects
14 January 2020

Towns of Surf City and North Topsail Beach, NC, Secure $237 Million from the Corps of Engineers to Construct Critical Beach Renourishment Project

TFG, alongside Poyner Spruill LLC, worked with the Topsail Island Shoreline Protection Commission (TISPC) in North Carolina to secure a $237 million construction “new start” from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build the Surf City and North Topsail Beach Project, a critical beach nourishment project that was authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014.

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17 March 2020

TFG 2020 Congressional Calendar

TFG 2020 Congressional Calendar_.pdf

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14 January 2020

Towns of Surf City and...

TFG, alongside Poyner Spruill LLC, worked with the Topsail Island Shoreline Protection Commission (TISPC) in North Carolina to secure a $237 million construction “new start” from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build the Surf City and North Topsail Beach Project, a critical beach...

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14 July 2020

Majority Leader Hoyer Sends Dear Colleague on July Floor Schedule

https://www.majorityleader.gov/content/dear-colleague-update-july-floor-schedule