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Welcome to
Capitol Strategies

Where Opportunity Meets Results


Who We Are

Capitol Strategies is well positioned to meet your needs and to represent you to the highest level.


Capitol Strategies, founded in 1976, is one of the longest operating government affairs firms working in the Kansas Capitol and was the brainchild of John C. Peterson, a former Kansas State Representative. Peterson and Sean Miller are the principals of the organization. Through the years, Capitol Strategies has grown to be one of the most respected and successful government relations firms in the State of Kansas. Capitol Strategies is well positioned to meet your needs in the statehouse and with state agencies.


Your Capitol Strategies team will tailor services to your needs and its effect on your industry. We can assist you to ensure the smooth operation of your dealings with the State of Kansas. We will help with your legislative priorities, your message, and all facets involved with the legislative process. We provide timely updates on both Legislative and Executive branch activities. Our team has a thorough understanding of the procurement process & the “do’s and don’ts” of working with state agencies. Capitol Strategies is well respected on both sides of the political aisle, as well as with many career state government decision-makers.


Our staff has direct experience working in both the Legislative and Executive branches of Kansas government. In short, we are here to assist you operate effectively and efficiently with Kansas government.


why people believe in Us

"Capitol Strategies has been a valued partner is developing and implementing our company’s legislative strategy. Their level of engagement and expertise allows us to make our voice known in a meaningful way in the Kansas statehouse."

Mike Loeffler, Northern Natural Gas

"We have lobbyists in all 50 states, and in my 20+ years of experience, no better team than John Peterson and Capitol Strategies."

Ted Powers, Director, Government Affairs, Anheuser-Busch

"Capitol Strategies is “Number One” in our book when it comes to contract lobbying in Kansas. They have unsurpassed insight and practical knowledge about legislators, legislative leadership, legislative committees, legislative processes and the Governor’s Office."

Debra Zehr, President & CEO, LeadingAge Kansas

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