Governor Haley Barbour
BGR Group stands out among Washington, D.C.-based firms with its robust bipartisan state and local government relations offering. Our State and Local Advocacy team utilizes decades of combined experience to support client engagement with stakeholders ranging from Governors, Lt. Governors, Attorneys General and Secretaries of State to legislative leaders, mayors and county officials, as well as law enforcement professionals. Through tailored advocacy strategies, BGR helps clients build reputational and brand awareness with key decision-makers, successfully navigate complex regulatory environments, negotiate incentives, advantage business development efforts, pass and defeat legislation, as well as activate state and local support to drive federal advocacy efforts. Our trusted name and reputation are valued commodities that can be relied upon to deliver new business opportunities and policy solutions.
With 36 gubernatorial seats, 30 Attorneys General seats and 88 of the country’s 99 state legislative chambers on the ballot in November 2022, BGR navigates clients through the policy development processes and the myriad of political nuances. State and local leaders are playing critical roles in shaping health care, broadband, education, workforce training, cybersecurity, public safety and energy policies. BGR’s State and Local Advocacy team equips our clients to impact the executive, legislative and regulatory decision-making processes. The team is experienced with designing, organizing, and implementing multi-state advocacy campaigns including managing local lobbyists and maximizing participation in state and local government associations to achieve a client’s short and long-term goals. We take a bipartisan, team-oriented approach to advocating on complex issues at the state and local levels to ensure our clients achieve results.