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Legislative + Political Affairs

Navigating New York’s legislative, political and regulatory hurdles can be a challenge. That’s why you need expert advice on your side.  Ranked the #1 lobbying firm in New York City with expert knowledge of governmental agencies, boards and legislative bodies, Capalino+Company is your one stop shop for matters pertaining to public policy, legislation, and public sector funding.

Our award-winning team offers a wide array of government relations services based on decades of experience navigating New York’s complicated political landscape.

We specialize in helping our clients – which include some of the most well-known companies in New York – to create and implement a tailored Go-To-GovernmentTM strategy in order to successfully achieve their goals. Our proven track record includes addressing legislation, securing land use approvals, managing elected official and agency relationships, identifying and negotiating strategic partnerships, and securing over a hundred million dollars in public sector funds.

Our Legislative + Political Affairs Services:

Legislative, Regulatory and Policy Advocacy We address client concerns regarding laws, regulations and policies. This includes problem solving with government and advocating for the best solutions.

Technology/Sharing Economy We devise and execute complex strategies to effect change related to new technology companies.

Land Use We strategize and execute a plan that builds support for the each client’s project and secures approvals from government. This includes a comprehensive team approach combining expertise in land use, zoning and planning, and agency resolution and permitting.

Coalition Building and Community Relations We work with our clients to provide accurate, credible information to key elected officials and their staff, and to build coalitions with interest groups that share their objectives. We emphasize ongoing communication and fair negotiation to address community concerns and craft effective proposals that build community support.

Economic Development and Concessions/Franchises We work closely with the City’s economic development agencies to bring new businesses and opportunities to New York. We also work with the City’s Franchise and Concession Review Committee (FCRC) from project initiation to RFP designation to final FCRC approval.

Public Sector Funding We work closely with City and State agencies, the New York City and State Legislatures and the Borough Presidents to secure millions of dollars every year in public sector funding.

For more information on our government relations and lobbying services, please contact us.

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