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The Ferguson Group, LLC

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 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. 

Ephraim council approves new software company contract, renews lobbyist contract

by James Tilson of The Pyramid | July 28

The Ferguson Group is proud to be in partnership with Epraim City, Utah and looks forward to successfully helping them meet their goals in Washington D.C.

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

FirstNet Launches Innovation and Test Lab

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016
By Stephanie Missert | 0 Comments

FirstNet Launches Innovation and Test Lab

On November 9, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced the opening of the FirstNet Innovation and Test Lab at its technical headquarters in Boulder, CO. FirstNet’s state-of-the-art lab will be a “plug and play” environment in which FirstNet and its future private industry partner will test public safety features, devices, and apps before they are deployed on the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.

White House Announces Launch of Collaborative Online Service to Support Local Climate Resilience Needs

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016
By Stephanie Missert | 0 Comments

White House Announces Launch of Collaborative Online Service to Support Local Climate Resilience Needs
On October 21, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced the launch of a collaborative public-private online service that allows community leaders to engage in facilitated, expedited, and tailored consultations with scientists, resilience practitioners, and other subject-matter experts on climate resilience.

184 Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Funding to Hire Community Policing Officers

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016
By Heidi Schott | 0 Comments

184 Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Funding to Hire Community Policing Officers
On October 3, 2016 the Department of Justice awarded $119 million in grant funding through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). Funding was dispersed across 184 law enforcement agencies with the purpose of hiring and rehiring entry-level career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs and increase community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts. This year, over 900 law enforcement positions were created or saved as a result of CHP.