Articles

The Roosevelt Group’s Kathleen Ferguson Featured in Air Force Magazine’s “The Long Road to BRAC”
Posted 3 February 2016 | Air Force, Base Realignment and Closure, BRAC, Senior Advisor

The Roosevelt Group’s Kathleen Ferguson Featured in Air Force Magazine’s “The Long Road to BRAC”

Even before the last round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) was completed, the Pentagon had already started asking for another. According to Defense Department and Air Force estimates, the military services own and must operate much more infrastructure than they have need for, creating...

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Veterans Day parade connects community to those who served
Posted 12 November 2013 | Veteran's Day

Veterans Day parade connects community to those who served

NORMAN — Bus loads of veterans, motorcycle groups, car clubs and large military transports are some of the participants coming to this year’s Veterans Parade in Norman. In celebration of the holiday Monday, the Saturday parade will start at the First Baptists Church and end at the Cleveland...

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Military bases, defense contracts, retirees bring $8.7 billion to Louisiana economy, study says
Posted 12 September 2013 | Base Realignment and Closure, BRAC, Economy, Louisiana

Military bases, defense contracts, retirees bring $8.7 billion to Louisiana economy, study says

The military presence and defense contracts pumped more than $8.7 billion into the Louisiana economy during the 2012 fiscal year, with almost one third of the money tied to bases and activities in the New Orleans area, according to a summary of a long-sought economic impact analysis...

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Two Buerkle staffers land jobs with Washington, D.C., lobbying firms
Posted 13 January 2013 | government relations, New Team Member

Two Buerkle staffers land jobs with Washington, D.C., lobbying firms

Washington — It didn’t take long for top staffers of former Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle to land new jobs at Washington lobbying firms. Former Chief of Staff Tim Drumm began work Jan. 4 – the day after Buerkle left office – at The Roosevelt Group. The Capitol Hill firm specializes in defense,...

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Posted 10 July 2012 | Hampton Roads, MassDevelopment, New Client

The Roosevelt Group to Represent MassDevelopment: Firm Also Renews Contract with Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance

The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth’s military installations and missions. Massachusetts is home to six military bases – Hanscom Air Force Base , Westover Air Reserve Base, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Fort Devens, the U.S....

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Posted 14 March 2012 | government relations, national security, TRG

Introducing The Roosevelt Group: Washington’s New One-Stop Shop for Defense and Homeland Security Consulting, Advocacy

The Roosevelt Group, a new one-stop shop for government affairs consulting and advocacy client services, with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, has opened its doors in Washington. John Simmons, Christopher Goode and Bert Steele are the founding partners of The Roosevelt Group. With...

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Posted 1 March 2012 | Base Realignment and Closure, Basing, BRAC, DoD

BRAC or No BRAC, Get to Know Your Base Now

Miami — In the face of looming defense budget cuts and the possibility of one or more base closure rounds, states and communities attempting to support their local installations can employ of variety of strategies to minimize adverse impacts while potentially positioning themselves to gain...

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