The Ferguson Group

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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 nearly 40 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 $1.5 billion 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

TFG Presents 2022 Congressional Calendar 15 December 2021

TFG Presents 2022 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2022 Congressional Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 117th Congressional session. 

 

6 December 2021

Floodplain Forward Coalition Works to Restore California's Floodplains

Land and waterway managers labored hard over the course of a century to control California’s unruly rivers by building dams and levees to slow and contain their water. Now, farmers, environmentalists and agencies are undoing some of that work as part of an accelerating campaign to restore the state’s major floodplains.

2 December 2021

TFG President to Join Panel on Infrastructure Bill’s Impact in Idaho

Mark Limbaugh joins the Idaho Environmental Forum to discuss the future of Idaho’s built and natural environments.

TFG President Mark Limbaugh will bring decades of congressional, federal funding, and environmental policy experience as a panelist at the Idaho Environmental Forum’s “MENDING THE GEM STATE: How the Infrastructure Bill could affect Idaho’s natural and built environments” webinar to discuss what this funding could mean to Idaho and the western United States.

17 November 2021

TFG and ICMA to Hold Infrastructure Funding Webinar for Local Government Leaders

Participants will learn what is included in the bipartisan infrastructure package and its implications for local governments.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) invite local government leaders to join the “New Infrastructure Funding: An Overview for Local Government Leaders” webinar on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST.

12 November 2021

NATaT to Join the 2021 Small Town America Civic Volunteer Awards Ceremony

NATaT will honor 100 of the nation’s top public service and safety volunteers from small localities across the country.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Association of Towns and Townships (NATaT) is pleased to join the 2021 Small Town America Civic Volunteer Awards (STACVA) Ceremony on Monday, November 15, 2021. NATaT is a proud co-sponsor of the annual event which honors the extraordinary achievements of 100 public service volunteers from communities under 25,000 including several from NATaT member states. CivicPlus will award prizes to each winner, including cash awards, valued over $1,000,000. Other co-sponsors of the award are the National Association of Counties, National Volunteer Fire Council, Points of Light, and Main Street America.

10 November 2021

ICMYI: TFG Principal David Hoover Participates on The Future of Rural Broadband Panel

David Hoover shared his telecommunications and broadband expertise as a panelist at the 15th annual INDATEL Business Symposium.

KANSAS CITY, MO.— The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal and telecommunications expert, David Hoover, participated on “The Future of Rural Broadband” panel at the 15th annual INDATEL Business Symposium, which was held November 7-10 in Kansas City, MO. The panel discussed the state of broadband connectivity in rural communities across the country and strategies to tap into federal telecommunications funding and resources.

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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. View the calendar here.

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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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David Hoover

David Hoover

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