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Governmental decisions are often critical to business success, and Strategies has the expertise and government relationships necessary to effectively represent clients and advocate for their interests in the lawmaking and regulatory process. We know how agendas are set and decisions are made in the legislative and administrative arms of government. We leverage this understanding to help our clients efficiently define, shape and navigate governmental decisions to obtain positive outcomes more quickly. And because our work is grounded in a business consulting approach, we develop a unique level of expertise and understanding of the issues our clients care about and the ways that policy, laws or regulations affect our client’s business and the broader community, industry, state or country. As such, we are viewed by our contacts within government as valuable, trusted sources of quality information and a bridge between government decision-makers and the people, organizations and communities impacted by those decisions.

Contact Jeff Thormodsgaard or Denise Bode to start a conversation.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS ARTICLES

Tobacco 21 Legislation

The Push for Tobacco 21 in Wisconsin

Raising the Minimum Tobacco Age As the trend of raising the minimum age to buy tobacco continues nationwide, support for similar measures is gaining traction...
2019 Special 301 Report

USTR Releases Special 301 Report

On April 25, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued its 2019 Special 301 Report that provides an annual review of the...
telehealth services

Telehealth Companies Prepare for Value-Based Payment Models

As the healthcare industry works to prepare for the quickly-approaching Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) value-based payment care models in 2020, cutting-edge...
Wisconsin state flag

Veto Power in Wisconsin – Part 2

Balance of power in Wisconsin The partial veto power, even after its reductions in 1990 and 2008, remains a potent tool that is exclusive to...
Confident senior woman working in workshop

Michael Best Strategies’ Trade Team Leads Success for Small Businesses

Over the past nine months, Michael Best Strategies’ trade team - including myself, Denise Bode, and Alex Nichols have been working with numerous small businesses...
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Illinois Raises Tobacco Age

A new law makes Illinois the eighth state to raise the minimum age requirement to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Last year,...

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