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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. He joined a panel of experts from utilities, public interest groups, and policymakers to inform utilities how to access broadband funding under the upcoming American Jobs Plan infrastructure package and the various bills pending in Congress to promote broadband deployment. 

“There’s an incredible urgency to expand broadband access,” said David Hoover. “The major investments in broadband infrastructure included in the American Jobs Plan and legislation at all levels of government represent a historic opportunity for utilities the broadband sector—especially local cooperatives and municipalities.”

The panel included critical information on the passage of broadband legislation, federal funding, and state-level coordination, and middle-mile deployment, among others. View coverage of the full discussion in the Telecommunications Reports Daily


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27 November 2023

TFG Presents 2024 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2024 Congressional Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 118th congressional session. 

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ICMA Scholarship Named in Honor of TFG Founder, William Ferguson, Jr. 1 February 2024

ICMA Scholarship Named in Honor of TFG Founder, William Ferguson, Jr.

As TFG CEO for over 30 years, William Ferguson, Jr. launched the full tuition scholarship for ICMA members in 2011.

TFG is proud to offer a scholarship for the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in Local Government Program to an ICMA member. Named in honor of TFG founder, William Ferguson, Jr., the William Ferguson, Jr. Scholarship covers the full $17,400 program fee.

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