For businesses and organizations, government regulation and legislation is often a burden or ripe with opportunity. At Preti Minahan Strategies, we see regulatory hurdles as opportunities to help your business grow and thrive. Through decades of work on state and local policy issues, Preti Minahan has the tools and experience to handle the full range of government relations needs. Whether building a creative long-term strategy, defending against hostile interests or securing a lucrative contract, Preti Minahan Strategies is ready to speak up and take action for you.
Along with Preti Minahan's deep roots in government affairs, we regularly team up with Preti Flaherty's extensive team of attorneys and lobbyists who bring diverse experience in New England public affairs. Together, we apply our long history or government relations work combined with cutting-edge legal skills, making us the go-to group for helping your business intersect the public sector.
State Government Relations
Since Al Minahan's
service in the Massachusetts legislature, the Preti Minahan team has been working closely with state government officials to achieve policy goals. Our team has an unrivaled web of relationships in Massachusetts and throughout New England states. These relationships are the critical foundation of a successful government relations effort.
Preti Minahan closely monitors State House activity and are a daily presence on Beacon Hill. Our team works closely with clients to develop the best approach for achieving a desired goal. These strategies frequently include submission of or amendment to legislation, testimony before legislative committees, direct legislative lobbying and collaboration with stakeholders. Preti Minahan also works closely with members of the executive branch on regulatory, legislative and contracting matters.
Local Government Relations
Preti Minahan has a proud record of accomplishment at the local level. On a wide range of issues, our team can utilize its public relations
skills and our knowledge of city and town politics to assist our clients with their critical objectives. City councils, municipal officials and the various types of boards all offer unique challenges to businesses and organizations at the local level. Preti Minahan has longstanding relationships in dozens of communities and a great expertise in the general dynamics of municipal affairs.
We have had particular success with land use and zoning proceedings before various entities. Development projects require a skillful approach in handling the many dynamics. The overlapping involvement of public relations and government affairs is one of Preti Minahan's specialties. We can advise clients on how to structure their approach to municipal governments, how to gain public support and how to navigate zoning and permitting processes.
Federal Government Relations
Preti Minahan also assists clients with their needs in Washington. After more than three decades in New England politics, our team has relationships with a large number of sitting members of Congress from the region. We work effectively with these members and their staff both by involving them in state issues and by advocating with them on federal issues. In many cases, the federal government can be an important element in a broader government affairs strategy.