Experience working with professional associations across many industries and disciplines. We can help protect the integrity of a licensed profession to advocating for policies that impact practitioners.
Aviation & Aerospace Defense
Experience advocating for regulations and clarifying tax statutes that promote and enhance aviation in Arizona. We also help defense contractors interface with government agencies when needed.
Experience with workforce development/job training issues, business recruitment and retention, business finance, neighborhood revitalization and hosting issues. We can also open doors to provide innovative financing for your next project.
Extensive experience with education policy on the State and Federal levels. Special emphasis on charter school advancement and various methods of education including technology- assisted distance learning. Additionally, represented private universities at the state level and direct involvement with community college policy making.
Energy and Mining
Experience in the Federal, State, and Municipal public affairs for one of the largest energy providers in the southwestern United States. Additional experience includes lobbying the legislature regarding the development, tax implications and groundwater usage of merchant power plants.
Experience working with municipal, county, district, and tribal governments to protect revenue sources, special projects, and avoid overreaching government intrusion. We have protected boating and tourism funds in addition to advocating for transit funding.
Experience with health maintenance organizations mandated coverages and liabilities from a business and provider perspective. Representation of private, for-profit hospitals gives us valuable insights on fiscal challenges of the health care industry and lawmakers’ direct impact on profitability.
Information and Bioscience Technology
Experience in procurement and competitive bid processes at State, County, and Municipal levels for purchasing information technology infrastructure ranging from mainframes to office software. We are directly involved in all policy matters pertaining to the growing Arizona bioscience industry.
Land Management and Planning
Experience with growth management, natural resource management and conservation, forestry and urban planning. Excellent relationships with all major land management agencies.
Native American Relations
Experience representing Native American tribes at the state and national level. Secured funding for development of social service facility and provided direction regarding TANF, transportation and health care funding.
Experience with the tax, licensing, and permit requirements relating to the transport of gasoline across state lines and tribal lands. Transport through urban pipeline corridors of chemicals used in the high technology industry as well as jet fuel as well as representation of oxygenated fuel additive providers is another key involvement.
Public Private Partnerships
Extensive experience representing private enterprises seeking government contracts to provide services including transportation delivery, social services, corrections and others.
Experience working with professional sports teams on facilities, contracts and complex workers compensation statutes for local franchises and national associations.
Experience with this rapidly evolving and constantly changing industry includes monitoring right-of-way access and public utility easement issues. We engaged passage of legislation regarding consumer service fees for telecommunications equipment usage.
Transportation and Infrastructure
Extensive experience in the development of State and Federal multi-modal transportation policy including all aspects of planning, design, and construction of surface facilities to operations of a major national airline.
Experience in water resource allocation pertaining to irrigation districts and involvement in groundwater contamination issues, specifically regarding MTBE. Additional experience includes, representation of the Central Arizona Project and those impacted by the federal project.