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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 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.
The House passed H.R. 2266, a bill that provides supplemental funding to FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program as well as supports efforts to combat wildfires in the west. Republicans struggle to reach an accord on state and local tax breaks for high-tax states. In a speech in Harrisburg, PA, President Trump countered Democrats’ claim that his tax proposal benefits the wealthy. The White House cut funds from organizations that help Americans enroll in the Affordable Care Act, leaving these organizations with little time to restructure before 2018 enrollment begins on November 1.
The hurricane emergency relief package is expected to hit the House floor by Friday, October 13. The House approved their budget resolution while the Senate Budget Committee advanced its version. The Trump administration requested that the lower courts consider the recently-revised travel ban before the Supreme Court. Speaking at a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton addressed concerns from Members regarding the security of individuals’ personal information in the Consolidated Audit Trail, a massive database which, when fully operational, will track billions of stock sales and purchases.
The Trump administration and Republican leaders released their tax overhaul proposal. The Senate Budget Committee released its budget resolution and plans to mark up the bill the week after. Meanwhile, the House Rules Committee intends to hold floor votes the following week on four alternative budget proposals. Senators Lamar Alexander (A-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) may reach a deal that seeks to stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s insurance markets. Tom Price resigned as secretary of Health and Human Services after his use of private and military jets made headlines.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said that he expects Congress to provide more emergency funding to cover the damages caused by this year’s hurricane season. In the latest installment of Republicans’ attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) are pushing for a new provision that would provide $1.18 trillion to a state block grant system for a period of seven years. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which provides $640 billion in base discretionary funding and $60.2 billion in Overseas Contingency Operations funding for the 2018 fiscal year. President Donald Trump issued a new set of travel restrictions, which now limits or outright bans travel from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, Chad, North Korea and Venezuela.