Our Issue Areas of Expertise

The Ferguson Group's primary focus is and always has been local government. As a result of our extensive experience working to build stronger communities, we have become experts in the issue areas of particular interest to our clients. As detailed below, those issue areas range from transportation and energy to water resources and health care and social services.

Economic and Community Development

TFG has a long, successful track record of identifying federal funding, innovative financing, and public private partnerships to spur economic development in your community.

Environment and Sustainability

TFG is ready to help local governments, green technology companies, and non-profit organizations get support from Congress, federal agencies, and other key partners for their green initiatives.

Flood Issues

TFG engages with our clients to help enhance their flood protection as well as manage activities associated with being located in the nation's floodplain.

Health Care and Social Services

TFG is committed to helping local governments secure needed resources to meet their health and human services challenges.

Tax Issues

TFG helps local agencies and the companies that support local communities understand the complex world of federal tax regulations and helps the advance changes to tax law and initiatives to build strong businesses and economies.

Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

From police departments to sheriff’s offices to emergency management agencies to fire departments, we understand how to connect with federal agencies and Members of Congress with oversight over justice and public safety issues in ways that produce the results our clients seek.


Over the years, TFG has successfully protected and enhanced the interests of our clients – including municipal governments, regional governments, public transit agencies, airports, and joint power authorities - when it comes to their transportation needs.

Water Resources

TFG's extensive experience in water and natural resource issues includes working for water districts, public utilities, regional water and power authorities, non-governmental organizations, private companies, and coalitions.

Need Help Navigating Capitol Hill?

Are you organizing an advocacy trip to Washington D.C. and need help navigating the halls of Congress and the federal agencies?  TFG can help you set meetings with all the right officials and assist in making your advocacy day a success.  Ask us about our Capitol Compass services.