"To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful."
Edward R. Murrow

Congressional Relations

In today's Congress, where the fact that a Member is a Democrat or Republican does not ensure victory on any issue, don't you need an experienced team to guide you and your organization through the maze called representative democracy? In an age where agencies continually push the bounds of their authority in order to gain greater and greater control, can your organization afford not to have an advocate? In a time of federal budget constraints, don't you want a professional who can help your organization stand above the rest and secure a government contract? You need Kinghorn, Hilbert & Associates in your corner.

Our staff here at Kinghorn, Hilbert & Associates has a broad range of experience in all the following areas:

  • Local Government
  • Appropriations
  • Technology and Defense
  • Industry and Manufacturing
  • Health and the Environment
  • Metal Industries
  • Economic Development and Education
  • Event Planning
  • Federal Contracting
  • Trade Association Management
  • Teaming arrangements

Whether you are looking for a long-term grassroots campaign or a single, concentrated legislative effort, Kinghorn, Hilbert & Associates is uniquely qualified to get the best possible results for your organization. Understanding how the federal government functions, from a business, industry, or association perspective, is a full-time effort requiring the experience and expertise of seasoned professionals. With over a half century of cumulative government experience, principals of the firm with in-depth technical knowledge, and comprehensive executive and legislative experience, Kinghorn, Hilbert & Associates is well situated to advance the agenda of every individual client. We always strive to exceed clients' expectations. Our product is service. We are committed to providing the highest quality results for each of our valued clients.

Kinghorn, Hilbert & Associates is not the traditional governmental consultant firm that relies solely on "who you know." In today's competitive policy arena, personal networks alone are not enough. Our principals are known on Capitol Hill and within industry not just for who they know but for what they know. Experts in their respective fields, our team has the contacts to make things happen and the technical know-how to give your effort the credibility and professionalism it deserves.

In addition to experience, it takes a diligent, coordinated effort by dedicated individuals willing to devote the necessary time on Capitol Hill and elsewhere in Washington to achieve your goals. There is no substitute for frequent, personal contact with Members of Congress, their staffs and committees, as well as officials of the executive branch and regulatory agencies. Relationships with Washington policy-makers and decision-makers cannot be developed overnight.