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12 November 2021

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

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

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.

26 October 2021

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

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.

20 October 2021

TODAY: Family Farm Alliance and Yuma County Agricultural Water Coalition to Testify on 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.

29 September 2021

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

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.

23 September 2021

TFG Builds Expert Staff, Enhances Client 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.

24 August 2021

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

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”.

23 August 2021

TFG Empowers Public Entities with Series of Federal Funding Presentations

 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. 

18 August 2021
TFG Experts Compile Special Report on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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.

28 June 2021

TFG Principal David Hoover Participates in Utilities Technology Council Broadband Workshop

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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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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