Dorn Policy Group, Inc is a leading professional public affairs firm serving Arizona and the Western United States. Clients of Dorn Policy Group, Inc receive strategic counsel and issue management services resulting in integrated advocacy efforts to meet organizational goals.
Dorn Policy Group was founded in November 2000 on the belief that integrity and client results should be the cornerstones of quality government relations. Since then, Dorn Policy Group has become one of the most recognized, regarded and respected public affairs firms in Phoenix.
Dorn Policy Group was recently noted in the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the sixth largest public affairs firms in Arizona. Dorn Policy Group works with all levels of government including federal, state, county, municipal and tribal government entities. Working closely with Republicans, Democrats and Independents, the firm provides effective services regardless of political affiliation to a variety of clients in both the private and public sector. Since its inception, Dorn Policy Group has established a solid reputation as skillful, honorable and effective.
At the core of Dorn Policy Group is a team with a strong government relations background. The firm’s principle lobbyists, Tom Dorn, Eric Emmert, Heather Wilkey and Amanda Rusing have 39 combined years government relations and political consulting experience.
The Dorn Policy Group team is “on the ground” at the Arizona State Capitol every day during regular and special legislative sessions meeting with lawmakers, key staff, the Governor’s staff, agency officials and other stakeholders on issues of importance to clients.
While clients are busy running their businesses and organizations, Dorn Policy Group is ensuring interest representation by covering hearings and testifying before committees of importance. When monitoring the political dynamics associated with a client issue, project or legislation, the team orchestrates strategic efforts ranging from grassroots advocacy campaigns to written testimony for clients with specific messages tailored to secure a swing vote of a particular policymaker. Using both technology and a personal touch to advocate and direct the outcome, Dorn Policy Group manages the entire political process for our clients.
The Dorn Policy Group team is skilled in bill and ordinance drafting, amendment preparation and the rules of various governmental bodies. Dorn Policy Group’s personal relationships with lawmakers and staff provide access for our clients’ concerns to be conveyed in a timely and effective manner.
Also critical to the issues management process is interfacing with government agencies. Dorn Policy Group maintains positive working relationships with department directors and key decision making staff in all levels of government. Unchecked, agencies can make decisions that have a significant impact on business operations and projects.