Recognized for its Work as an industry leader
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 Republican leadership proffered a plan to the Freedom Caucus to accelerate the appropriations process and avoid roadblocks from Democrats. The House Appropriations Committee advanced the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs spending bill. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the Senate will begin work on their appropriations bills. The House Rules Committee will meet this Thursday to set the terms for debate for H.R. 1654, the Reclamation Water Storage Permits Bill.
Former FBI Director James Comey testified at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing to discuss the circumstances surrounding his dismissal and the FBI’s investigation into Russia’s influence in the 2016 presidential election. At a hearing for the Senate Finance Committee, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said medication cost reductions are a priority and that he has asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Food and Drug Administration and the Health Resources and Services Administration to recommend cost-reduction policies. President Donald Trump released an overview of his $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan. The president also announced that his intends to overhaul the Federal Aviation Administration. One notable part of the plan includes privatizing air traffic control management.
The House and Senate were in recess for the Memorial Day holiday. President Donald Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The White House has instructed federal government agencies to disregard oversight requests from Democrats in Congress.
The Congressional Budget Office announced that the House-passed American Health Care Act would reduce the deficit by $119 billion over a decade but would leave 23 million people uninsured by 2026. President Donald Trump released his budget request for fiscal year 2018 to Congress. In the budget, the president empowered the Justice and Homeland Security departments to require federal grant recipients to provide information of illegal immigrants that is “relevant to the enforcement of the immigration laws.” Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin spoke in front of the House Ways and Means Committee to voice concern over the debt level and encourage Congress to raise the debt ceiling before the August recess.