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TFG Principal David Hoover Participates in Utilities Technology Council Broadband Workshop

Experts discuss new opportunities for the broadband sector in the American Jobs Plan infrastructure package.

On June 24, The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal David Hoover shared his decades of telecommunications policy expertise as a panelist  on the “The New Broadband Deal: How the Biden Infrastructure Plan Empowers Utilities to Bridge the Digital Divide” panel discussion.

TFG 2021 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2021 Congressional Calendar with important House and Senate dates.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2021 Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 117th Congressional session. The calendar also includes the titles of Members of Congress in Senate and House leadership for the 117th Congress. Read more to view and download the calendar. 

TFG Closed Friday to Observe Juneteenth Holiday

The Ferguson Group (TFG) will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth.

Today, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act (S.475) establishing Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19th annually, as a national holiday. Because Juneteenth falls on a weekend, The Ferguson Group (TFG) will join federal offices and close on Friday, June 18th in observance of the holiday. We will resume normal operations on Monday, June 21st.

TFG Principal David Hoover Participates in Broadband Funding Webinar

  • 21 May 2021
  • Author: Rebecca Bliss
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This week, The Ferguson Group Principal David Hoover brought his over twenty years of broadband experience to a May 18 panel hosted by the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative titled “Federal, State, and Local Broadband Funding Update.” The discussion focused on broadband funding provisions in the recently passed American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which Congress passed in December 2020. Panelists covered programs such as the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Broadband Infrastructure Deployment, Tribal Broadband Connectivity, and Connecting Minority Communities grant programs, and guidance released in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Interim Final Rule for State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds regarding uses of funding for broadband projects. A recording of the webinar is available here

Lane Dickson, Former Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Staff, to Join TFG

  • 17 February 2021
  • Author: Rebecca Bliss
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The Ferguson Group (TFG), a leading lobbying firm representing local government, public agency, private industry, and special district interests in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce that Lane H. Dickson will be joining TFG as a Principal on March 2. 

BOR Awards WaterSMART Drought Resiliency Grants

TFG assisted three of the winning projects.

  • 12 February 2021
  • Author: Rebecca Bliss
  • Number of views: 725
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On February 11, 2021, the Bureau of Reclamation announced FY 2021 WaterSMART Drought Resiliency Grant program awards. The Bureau selected 18 projects which intend to help communities in the western United States prepare to and respond to drought. Selected projects also support President Biden’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, and focus on increasing reliability of water supplies, improved water management, and providing benefits to fish and wildlife.

In total, the Bureau awarded $15.4 million across seven states. TFG assisted with three of the winning projects, helping clients to secure $2,550,000.  

FY 2020 WIFIA Applicants Announced

  • 12 January 2021
  • Author: Rebecca Bliss
  • Number of views: 591
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On Tuesday January 12th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its FY 2020 list of WIFIA applicants invited to submit full proposals and compete for approximately $5.1 billion in clean water and drinking water infrastructure loans.

New Round of PPP Available January 11 - Treasury Announcement

  • 11 January 2021
  • Author: Tina Dykstra
  • Number of views: 592
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https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm1230

TFG 2020 Congressional Calendar

  • 17 March 2020
  • Author: Rebecca Bliss
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TFG 2020 Congressional Calendar_.pdf

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

  • 13 March 2020
  • Author: Rebecca Bliss
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News/TFG Brief on House Commerce Hearing on Emergency Communication Networks.pdf
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US Congressional Calendar

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TFG 2021 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2021 Congressional Calendar with important House and Senate dates.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2021 Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 117th Congressional session. The calendar also includes the titles of Members of Congress in Senate and House leadership for the 117th Congress. Read more to view and download the calendar. 

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28 June 2021

TFG Principal David Hoover Participates in Utilities Technology Council Broadband Workshop

Experts discuss new opportunities for the broadband sector in the American Jobs Plan infrastructure package.

On June 24, The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal David Hoover shared his decades of telecommunications policy expertise as a panelist  on the “The New Broadband Deal: How the Biden Infrastructure Plan Empowers Utilities to Bridge the Digital Divide” panel discussion.

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