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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.

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GOVERNMENT RELATIONS ARTICLES

Energy

Does America Need Middle Eastern Oil?

President Donald Trump said this week that the U.S. does not require oil from the Middle East. He said, "We are now the number...
capitol building

Effectively Engaging Your Member of Congress

The US Congress takes frequent recesses and is often criticized for what is perceived to be a part time working schedule, with the House...
Tax

Congress Reaches Spending Agreement, Includes Key Tax Provisions

Congress is on track to pass a $428 billion tax-cut plan that would revive a key number of tax provisions, commonly known as tax...
Trade War

U.S. and China Agree to Phase One Deal

The United States and China announced today they have reached an agreement on the details of a Phase One trade deal. Text of the...
USMCA

Trade Alert: House Reaches Deal On USMCA

House Democrats agreed to support the new U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada, marking a victory for President Trump who ran for office...
Symposium

MBS Participates in 2019 Technology and the Law Symposium

Two weeks ago, Michael Best Strategies partner Andrew Hitt and MBS principal Sarah Helton participated on panels at the 2019 Technology and the Law...

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