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Innovative Federal Strategies is a bipartisan firm whose members have over 150 years of combined federal service in the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, and the Departments of Agriculture, Air Force, Commerce, Navy, and Treasury. We understand the complex federal planning, programming, budgeting, contracting, and regulatory processes used in the Executive Branch. Many of the members of the firm also have unique expertise in the intricate legislative process that Congress uses for annual authorizations, appropriations, regulatory and policy issues, and agency oversight.
For a second year in a row, the team at Innovative Federal Strategies has been named a top lobbying firm in Washington, DC for their work on behalf of clients. The list, compiled by Bloomberg Government ranks firms by total revenue, revenue growth, retention, and the size of the firm.
Innovative Federal Strategies has been tapped to host the Littoral Combat Supplier Day again in 2016. The Littoral Combat Ship Supplier Day provides an opportunity for suppliers to tell their representatives in Congress just how important their vote on the President’s fiscal year 2017 budget is to businesses and jobs in their state/district.
In an analysis of 2015 lobbying activity, Bloomberg has recognized Innovative Federal Strategies as one of the top federal lobbying firms. Of roughly 1,760 registered lobbying firms that filed disclosure reports with the Senate during 2015, only 25 met all of Bloomberg’s criteria.
After reaching a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to increase the budget caps under the Budget Control Act of 2011, Congress passed and the President signed a two year agreement that funds the government through mid-March to allow appropriators time to update their numbers and pass a full-year funding bill.
Congress is set to vote on a fifth temporary spending measure to keep the government running after midnight Thursday. House Republicans are working on a measure to extend government funding through Friday, March 23, although a final decision hasn’t been made. This time Senate Democrats aren’t threatening a government shutdown, saying they anticipate sufficient progress in bipartisan talks over a measure that would extend protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
Lawmakers failed to negotiate an end to the government shutdown Sunday, January 21 despite a bipartisan effort to broker a deal, raising the political stakes as federal agencies begin closing at the start of their normal workweek.
Many more Americans will begin feeling the repercussions of a shutdown that officially began at 12:01 a.m. Saturday after most government offices had stopped work for the weekend. The widening disruption intensifies frantic efforts by Republicans and Democrats to blame one another for the deadlock and may harden the determination of lawmakers to gain leverage from the moment.
It’s deja vu all over again as Congress prepares to pass another stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and buy time to resolve partisan differences over defense and domestic funding priorities, the fate of young undocumented migrants, and border security. The current temporary spending law — the third for fiscal 2018 — runs through Friday, January 19.