Our Services

Arizona Capitol Connections offers a comprehensive set of services designed to help your organization productively work with the Arizona State Legislature. These services include everything from lobbying legislation to identifying and analyzing legislative proposals that impacts your organization or industry.

Our services include

  • Lobbying proposed legislation to meet the needs of our clients
  • Identifying and analyzing the impact of proposed legislation
  • Drafting legislation and amendments
  • Briefing your organization on the status of legislation
  • Providing liaison services between our clients & the Governor’s Office, Legislature and State Agencies

Current and past clients

Arizona Capitol Connections has experience representing associations, governmental entities and professional groups at the Arizona State Legislature. Our past and current clients have included the County Supervisors Association, Arizona School Administrators Association, Hops and Vines Winery, the Town of Gilbert, Pinal County Board of Supervisors, Association of Arizona Food Banks, Community Information & Referral, Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, Arizona Community College Presidents Council, Buckskin Sanitary District and National Association of Surplus Insurance lines Officers.

We have experience in many different sectors

For the Non-Profit Sector

  • Hunger Relief Specialty License Plate Authorization Legislation (Client-Association of Arizona Food Banks)
  • WIC Farmers Market – Legislation allowing Arizona’s farmers markets to participate.
  • Tax Deduction for Donated Crops-Legislation allowing Arizona Farmers to receive a tax deduction for the value of the food crops they donate to a food bank.
  • Refrigerator/Freezer Program to Expand Capacity and Reach of Rural Food Banks-State Appropriation funded purchase and placement of Refrigerated containers in the following 15 Arizona communities: Amado, Casa Grande, Chinle, Colorado City, Concho, Dateland, Fredonia, Marana, Safford, Sells, Show Low, Sierra Vista, Springerville, Tombstone, and Williams.

Education and Public Finance

  • Community College Revenue Bond Legislation-Allowed for more expansive use of revenue bonds to fund community college classroom space (Client-Arizona Community College Presidents’ Council)
  • Water Bank Finance Authority Legislation for Waste Water Improvement Districts (Client-Buckskin Sanitary District)

Transportation and Air Quality

  • Legislation Requiring the Planning of a North/South Route through Pinal County (Client-Pinal County Board of Supervisors)
  • Creation of Air Quality Area C in Pinal County-Authorizing Legislation
  • Outreach to the State Board of Transportation

Small Business

  • Legislation Allowing Small Winery Tasting Rooms to be used as Beer Tasting Rooms (Client-Hops & Vines)

Healthcare

  • Legislation Allowing Telemedicine to be Used by Naturopathic Physicians (Client-Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association)
  • Sunrise Application and Associated Legislation Authorizing Expanded Scope for Naturopathic Physicians

Government, Taxation and State Budget

  • Represented the County Boards of Supervisors on the tax issue reforms developed and promoted by Governor Brewer’s Transaction Privilege Tax Simplification Tax Force (Client-County Supervisors Association)