ADVOCACY, EDUCATION and INFORMATION:
VGG has over 18 years of experience lobbying Pennsylvania state government and advocating for large and small organizations, and even government relations professionals in their advocacy efforts. VGG can develop your strategy and build the relationships that you need to advance your cause. Whether it is working with the Governor's Office, a state agency or the House and Senate, VGG has the ability to passionately represent your interests to the fullest extent, while educating and informing elected officials and staff.
VGG has established relationships with the Governor's Office and staff, and multiple state agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction and the Pennsylvania House and Senate. We can build new ones to suite your needs and move your issues forward with vigorous advocacy efforts.
PROVIDING POLICY ADVICE AND GUIDANCE:
Providing policy advice and guidance to navigate the system for the results that you want is critical to your success. Considering a “Day on the Hill” or a meeting with your local legislator? VGG can help plan the activities.
VGG has experience in building and leading successfully various statewide stakeholder groups and their interests. VGG can help your association or coalition to develop and advance your priorities and move projects through the state legislative process with the partners that you need.
LEGISLATIVE TRACKING and TESTIMONY:
Getting your legislative agenda introduced and tracking it through the process of the Pennsylvania General Assembly is a priority of VGG Consulting. We will keep you updated and ahead of any movement that may affect your priorities and increase your likelihood for success. VGG can also help to write testimony, establish meetings with legislators, staff, committees and caucus leaders to accomplish your goals for the session.
VGG can help you to format a grant application, review the content and provide recommendations to make the proposal more competitive. We will also help to secure letters of support from interested stakeholders and track your grant request as it progresses.
ESTATES AND UNCLAIMED PROPERTY:
Does your estate have unclaimed property held by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania? Do you have a retirement account from a previous job that may have been turned over to the state? VGG can assist your Executor in retrieving it for a reasonable fee, or provide Executor services if necessary. Registered with the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, Office of Unclaimed Property as a Finder.
Need access to capital? VGG is certified by the Sustainable Energy Fund to assist businesses in fulfilling their capital stack while achieving energy efficiency measures through the Pennsylvania C-PACE program. https://www.thesef.org/get-financing/c-pace/
COMPLYING WITH PENNSYLVANIA'S LOBBY DISCLOSURE LAW:
VGG works with all principals to assist in gathering information and activity to report and ensure compliance with Pennsylvania's lobbying and campaign finance laws.