The Victor Group, LLC is a Rhode Island-based government relations and legislative lobbying firm
We successfully engage our state’s political leaders and decision makers at the federal, state, and municipal levels of government for the advancement of our client’s legislative agendas through the implementation of intelligent, effective and ethical advocacy. The Victor Group navigates the complex and sometimes confusing corridors of government with political and legislative strategies providing a wide range of services and solutions.
The Victor Group has an extensive legislative practice honed by years of experience building successful coalitions and relationships within the RI General Assembly thus effectively navigating the waters of government in order to advance the interests of its clients. The Victor Group performs such legislative activities as drafting, analyzing, and tracking legislation; preparing and delivering testimony; and legislative forecasting.
The Victor Group has an extensive executive practice dealing with the most senior levels of state government. The success of The Victor Group’s executive practice is based upon an understanding of the interrelationships within the executive branch. The Victor Group effectively links the Governor’s office and the appropriate cabinet leaders to achieve its client’s objectives. Having worked extensively within the executive branch of state government, The Victor Group is uniquely poised to help clients with executive practice matters involving policy, rules and regulations, and procurement.
The Victor Group leverages is experience and relationships with municipalities to help its clients with municipal permitting, procurement and enforcement issues. The Victor Group understands its clients’ issues and works collaboratively with town councils, municipal officials and their staff, as well as law enforcement officials, to obtain the desired result on behalf of its clients.
On behalf of the trade association representing the world’s leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies, successfully lobbied to pass legislation which amended a state regulation that would have unreasonably limited low-income patients’ access to branded prescription medications
Advocated on behalf of the world’s largest coffee and baked goods restaurant franchisor and drafted legislation which amended a law that undermined the ability of the client to enforce uniform standards in franchisee agreements. Also successfully lobbied against implementation of food menu labeling legislation that would have resulted in severe economic burdens for local franchise owners
Helped a group of state’s automobile dealers secure legislation that repealed the state’s 51-year prohibition of Sunday auto sales
Helped the world’s largest biotechnology company successfully lobby against passage of the implementation of an unproven and highly burdensome, costly corporate “combined reporting” tax legislation. This saved the client (as well as other companies similarly situated) the potentially higher tax rate
Conceived and developed a strategic plan to help a national non-profit youth empowerment and development organization secure state and federal funds for after-school programming, and helped a coalition of non-profit outh organizations restore vital funding through the state budgetary process