Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. The consultant shall allocate 30% of their effort to transportation. King County as part of the Central Puget Sound is considered to be one of the worst congested areas in the United States. Special emphasis on how King County preserves current funding streams and successfully competes for major projects is a requirement of this Request for Proposals. 2. The consultant shall work with the King County Executive, the King County Council and county staff to develop a federal legislative agenda, an action plan to implement the legislative agenda, and lobby the relevant decision makers to achieve the goals set in the legislative agenda. 3. The consultant shall advise the King County Executive, the King County Council and county staff with respect to proposed legislation including the timing and nature of direct contacts with Congress and the federal administration. 4. The consultant shall maintain regular contact with the administration, Washington State's congressional delegation, congressional leadership, key congressional committee staff, and federal agency officials involved in development of legislation and regulation, and grant funding for King County.