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TODAY: Butte County, CA to Testify on FEMA Assistance for Communities Facing Wildfires

Deputy Chief Administrative Officer of Butte County, CA, Casey Hatcher, will testify on the effectiveness of FEMA assistance to communities facing wildfires to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Today, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer of Butte County, CA, Casey Hatcher, will testify before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the effectiveness of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance to communities facing wildfires.

TODAY: Family Farm Alliance and Yuma County Agricultural Water Coalition to Testify on Colorado River Drought

Family Farm Alliance and Yuma County Agricultural Water Coalition Presidents to join water management leaders at U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on the Colorado River Drought.

Today, The Family Farm Alliance (Alliance) and Yuma County Agricultural Water Coalition (YCAWC) will testify on the Colorado River drought conditions to the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Ocean and Wildlife.

As Congressional Deadlines Loom, TFG Experts Hold Federal Grants and Earmark Workshops

The Ferguson Group will hold presentations to share best practices for securing federal grant and earmark funding at the ICMA 2021 Conference in Portland, Oregon this weekend.

As Congress stares down several key federal funding deadlines and looming debates on infrastructure, The Ferguson Group (TFG) will hold two highly interactive workshops on federal grants and earmarks at the 2021 International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. Participants will learn the strategies TFG experts have perfected to secure over $890 million in federal grant funding for clients since 2015.

TFG Builds Expert Staff, Enhances Client Services

Chris Cummins, Alexandra Yiannoutsos, and Sarah Hofman-Graham join The Ferguson Group, expanding TFG’s Legislative, Communications, and Grants services.

The Ferguson Group (TFG), a leading lobbyingand consulting firmrepresenting local government, public agency,private industry,andspecial districtinterestsin Washington, DC, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of a new Legislative and Policy Director, Chris Cummins,Communications Director, Alexandra Yiannoutsos, andGrantsAnalyst, Sarah Hofman-Graham.

TFG To Present on Water Infrastructure Funding Opportunities in American Water Works Association Workshop

Leading minds behind WIFIA legislation, TFG to share information on WIFIA and SRF with public utilities in workshop presentation.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal and Manager of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Stephanie Missert, will join the American Water Works Association (AWWA) tomorrow, Wednesday, August 25th at 1:25 – 2:25 P.M. ET to virtually present “How States Make SRF and WIFIA Work”.

TFG Empowers Public Entities with Series of Federal Funding Presentations

Public agency experts help local governments and special districts of all sizes access federal funding. 

 Longtime federal funding experts at The Ferguson Group (TFG) are sharing time-tested skills the firm has perfected to effectively identify and secure over $1.5 billion in federal dollars for clients since 2010 in a series of exclusive presentations. Whether clarifying critical questions related to the $350 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State and Local Recovery Funding, demystifying earmarks (also known as “Congressionally Directed Spending” or “Community Project Funding), or securing highly competitive grant funds, TFG is using every tool at its disposal to empower local communities and build stronger communities. 

TFG Experts Compile Special Report on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

TFG outlined programs included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act critical to its clients in an exclusive Special Report.

TFG Experts Compile Special Report on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

This week, longtime infrastructure and federal funding experts at The Ferguson Group (TFG), compiled an extensive Special Report on the 2,739 page Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act recently passed by the United States Senate. Importantly, TFG staff members with expertise across all portfolios teamed up to highlight and interpret provisions of particular importance to clients.

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.

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US Congressional Calendar

28 June 2021

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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24 August 2021

TFG To Present on Water Infrastructure Funding Opportunities in American Water Works Association Workshop

Leading minds behind WIFIA legislation, TFG to share information on WIFIA and SRF with public utilities in workshop presentation.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal and Manager of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Stephanie Missert, will join the American Water Works Association (AWWA) tomorrow, Wednesday, August 25th at 1:25 – 2:25 P.M. ET to virtually present “How States Make SRF and WIFIA Work”.

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Alexandra Yiannoutsos

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