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Headquartered in Washington, D.C., The Ferguson Group L.L.C. specializes in representing local governments before Congress and the Administration. We pride ourselves on our ability to serve public sector clients of all sizes, enabling us to remain among the top independent lobbying firms in Washington. We specialize in securing policy and regulatory changes, federal funding, grants, and authorizations for cities, counties, towns, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, private companies, and national associations.  We play a leadership role in helping both the Administration and Congress understand how changes in Washington affect local agencies so our clients can build stronger communities for this generation and the next.

For more than 30 years, TFG has been the preeminent provider of federal advocacy services to public agencies and private companies seeking to advance or protect their interests in Washington, D.C.’s complex legislative and regulatory arenas.

Our depth of expertise, commitment and effectiveness are reflected in a proven track record of delivering measurable results for our clients in federal funding, authorizations, policy, and regulatory decision-making processes. Our knowledge of both Congress and the Administration provides our clients with a unique strategic advantage that puts them in the best position for success. TFG clients do not just participate in the federal process ... they lead and shape federal policies and funding opportunities in ways that consistently make a significant difference to those in the communities they serve.

Advocacy

We teach our clients to be their own best advocates by helping them develop and deliver the right message to the right people at the right time.

Consulting

Our work on projects and issues starts from the ground up and includes strategic planning, environmental, and administrative consulting services.

Federal Funding

TFG helps our clients in every aspect of securing federal funding, from the budget process to project authorization and final appropriation.

Grants

TFG grant specialists help communities identify grants, draft and review grant applications, and secure political and community support .

Legislative

TFG clients help shape and influence major federal legislation to create opportunities and defend against potential threats in order to strengthen their communities.

Regulatory

We help our clients stay informed and engaged in federal administrative regulatory policy decisions that impact local governments.

About Us

Learn more about TFG's history and unique approach to representing local communities in Washington, D.C.

Meet Us

TFG's staff is made up of individuals with decades of experience working on and off Capitol Hill on behalf of local governments.

NEWS AND ALERTS

Press Release: The Ferguson Group Hires Energy and Public Power Expert, Lori J. Pickford

By Kristi More | January 11

The Ferguson Group is proud to announce that energy expert Lori J. Pickford has joined TFG as a Principal.

Press Release: The Ferguson Group Announces Staff Changes

By Kristi More | September 14

The Ferguson Group is pleased to announce that Mark Limbaugh will serve the firm as President and Aindriu Colgan has joined the TFG team. 

Loudoun Supervisors Approve Federal Agenda

By Renns Greene of Loudoun Now

| July 13

The Loudoun County, VA Board of Supervisors approved its federal agenda for the upcoming year and sets priorities for federal legislative, regulatory, and grant priorities.

TFG BLOG

Democrats Object To Policy Riders And Lack Of Budget Context

House Transportation Appropriations Bill Released

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018
By Mike Miller | 0 Comments

The bill includes $27.8 billion in discretionary appropriations for the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2019 – $542 million more than enacted in FY 2018 and $11.7 billion above the President’s request.

DOT Corrects Due Date for BUILD Applications

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018
By Mike Miller | 0 Comments

The Office of the Secretary of Transportation published a solicitation of applications for National Infrastructure Investments, known as BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants in the April 27th edition of the Federal Register.  This document contained an incorrect deadline date. Applications must be submitted by 8:00 p.m. E.D.T. on July 19, 2018 – one day later than the initial published due date.  The correction is located here. The original NOFO is located here.