Powers, Brennan & Griffin (PBG) has been in practice since 1991 and is one of the premiere governmental relations firms in Connecticut. PBG provides its clients with an understanding of the administrative, legislative and political process necessary to advance their business interests. PBG is staffed with public and governmental affairs professionals who have experience as governmental leaders and public policy advocates on both the local and state level. PBG maintains working relationships with both Democrat and Republican parties and possesses strong ties to Connecticut¹s delegation in Congress.
The effectiveness of any lobbyist is dependent upon his or her relationships with key legislators and others who work at the Capitol or in the Administration. What sets Powers, Brennan & Griffin apart is that our relationships with key public officials are longstanding – based on friendships and trust that have developed over many years. Our contacts and relationships are extensive throughout both the Capitol and the Administration. Our firm has earned a reputation as effective and successful due to our unique approach; by working as a team we utilize all our strengths and relationships for the benefit of our clients.
Powers, Brennan & Griffin is one of Connecticut’s premiere governmental relations firms. PBG provides its clients with an understanding of administrative, legislative and political process necessary to advance their business interests. We are staffed with professionals who have experience as governmental leaders and advocates on both the local and state level. We maintain working relationships with both major political parties and possess strong ties to Connecticut’s delegation in Congress.
At PBG we represent clients in a variety of areas, including health care, transportation, taxation, economic development, energy, bonding, and insurance. Depending on the issue, our services may include lobbying the legislature, lobbying the Administration, coordinating a grassroots or public relations campaign, or representing the client before a state agency – whatever appropriate action it takes to obtain a positive outcome for our client.
In addition to direct lobbying, specific services that can be offered our clients include:
• Clear identification of a client’s needs and objectives
• Analysis of a proposed public policy
• Identification and assessment of the impact of a governmental action
• Drafting of legislation and/or regulations
• Negotiations with special interest groups and key decision makers
• Education and mobilization of target constituencies
Governmental bodies face numerous complex issues; developing a deep and extensive knowledge of all those issues is a hallmark of PBG. We stay up-to-date on the key issues before state and local governments and are positioned to react immediately in the best interest of our clients.
L to R: Mark Healey Powers, Mark Brennan, Nicole R. Griffin, Kevin Hill