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Government Relations

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Governmental decisions and legislation are often critical to business success and the Michael Best Strategies Government Relations team has the expertise and bipartisan political relationships necessary to give clients a seat at the legislative or regulatory table. Our lobbying experience delivers results at the local, state and national levels, which helps clients advance policy and regulatory reforms that position them for greater success. We specialize in policy matters across a variety of industry segments, including healthcare, energy and environment, tax and finance, higher education, manufacturing and agriculture, food and beverage, among others. Download PDF

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Jenise May named Executive Director of Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies

Jenise May, has been named the Executive Director of the Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies (CAFCA). CAFCA’s former Executive Director, Dr. Skip Barber,...

The Unique Function of a Texas County Judge

Recently, I took a client to meet the county judge in a town where the client’s company is building a mining facility. At the...

Robert Gross Partners with Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies has partnered with Robert Gross to expand the firm’s service offerings. Gross will also serve as senior counsel for Michael Best...
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Trade Deal With Mexico Announced – Future of Trilateral NAFTA Agreement Uncertain

On August 27, President Donald Trump announced he would terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and sign a new trade accord with...
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U.S., China Impose New Tariffs

Despite ongoing trade negotiations, the U.S. and China ramped up the trade war this week with a fresh set of tariffs on imported products. The...
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Colorado: a Hub for Blockchain Startups

Blockchain is one of the buzziest words in business today with seemingly daily headlines announcing a new cryptocurrency or other blockchain-based enterprise. With all...

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