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Powers, Griffin & Hill has been in practice since 1991 and is one of the premier governmental relations firms in Connecticut. PGH provides its clients with an understanding of the administrative, legislative, and political process necessary to advance their business interests. PGH 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. PGH maintains working relationships with both Democrat and Republican parties and possesses strong ties to Connecticut’s 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, Griffin & Hill 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, Griffin & Hill is 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 PGH 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 to 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.

Lobbyists: Mark Powers, Nicole Griffin, Kevin Hill, or Charles Kowaleski.

Phone: 860-278-8000
Address: 40 Hungerford Street, Hartford, CT (Map)
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