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 Emanuel D. Williams 

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What is Government Affairs?

Government affairs is defined as the process of influencing public policy at all levels of governance: local, regional, national, and even global. Government relations aims to persuade government officials to change or maintain policy to more effectively fit the needs of a particular group. Government relations is how organizations communicate with governments to educate lawmakers on how proposed legislation or regulations could affect the organization’s business or the lawmaker’s constituents. Governemnt Affairs sometimes includes lobbying. Lobbying is any attempt by individuals or private interest groups to influence the decisions of government. 


$10,000,000 in Funding for Independent Colleges and Universities

$100,000 for Town Hall Upgrades

$255,000,000 in Funding for HBCUS

$1, 300,000 in Funding for water treatment

$1, 800,000 in Funding for water treatment

$ 4,000,000 in Infrastructure Funding

$20, 000,000 in Funding for Pre-K

Medical Marijuana Legislation Passed

Voting Efficiency Legislation Passed

Equal Pay Legislation Passed

 $3,500,000 in funding for Pregnancy Resource Center Tax Credits

$245,000,000 Teacher Pay Raise

More than $70,000,000 in Funding for Teacher and Student Resources

Scholarship fund for foster children attending college to include independent colleges and universities

Who We Are

The EDW Group is innovative and knowledgeable in government affairs and political strategy, dedicated to managing relationships, and building connections on behalf of businesses, non-profits, and individuals. We take a proactive approach to evaluating the needs of all of our clients and develop a tailor-made strategy to deliver the highest set of professional services to our clients. 


Emanuel Williams, Jackson Advocate Segment, The Legislative Minute

The Legislative Minute with Emanuel D. Williams

EDW forms Small Towns Collaborative to focus on providing government affairs and business development services focusing on economic development, infrastructure, water, and other basic needs for small towns. 

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