Our firm’s employees have each been providing government relations services for more than a decade. These services have included drafting legislation, preparing memorandums, letters and briefing documents; performing issue analysis and briefing personnel on legislative issues; coordinating strategy sessions with state legislators, agency personnel and clients; arranging for bill sponsorship; researching, preparing and lobbying various proposals; securing appropriation and grant funding; business development and other duties related to our clients’ government relations agenda.
Services Provided – Business Development
As a full service government relations firm, GNG has built its foundation on the ability to help clients successfully develop their business practice in the State of Illinois. We rely on our relationships in both the private and public sector to make strategic introductions on behalf of our clients, and help develop mutually beneficial partnerships.
Services Provided – General Assembly and Executive Branch
Our staff has established relationships with members and staff of the Illinois General Assembly to provide governmental and legislative services to various clients. We create opportunities for our clients to meet with legislative leaders to educate them about our clients’ interests and address their needs and concerns. These meetings are mutually beneficial and help us facilitate a strong relationship between our clients and members of the General Assembly.
Services Provided – Budget and Appropriations
Our firm excels in locating funding opportunities for clients within the current state budget and during the budgetary process.
Services Provided – Legislative, Regulatory, Administrative and Public Policy Services
We also provide legislative, regulatory and administrative branch consultation. Our firm has considerable experience monitoring legislation and regulatory issues at the state and federal levels. Through this medium, we are able to seek and support opportunities for our clients, as well as react to situations that may produce a negative impact.
Our firm relies on many years of experience, knowledge, and professional relationships to bring continued success to a wide range of clients. We use our experience in the legislative and regulatory areas to actively monitor all relevant issues, while working to defeat or modify all actions with a potentially negative impact.
We use several bill tracking systems to monitor legislation that is important to our clients, and stay abreast of new filings, amendments, rules reports and committee actions. The combination of the systems gives us multiple checks on an increasingly complex process and allows us to best provide a comprehensive monitoring program to our clients.