Retained by the Consumer Technology Association a few weeks prior to the beginning of the 2016 legislative session, the firm was required to simultaneously develop an in depth knowledge of the public policy issues relating to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and begin to organize a stakeholder process to address the anticipated diverse concerns of public and private sector interests.
In 2007, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) retained Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs to serve as the project manager to organize and coordinate a regional visioning exercise for central Arizona. The regional visioning exercise, which became known as AZ One, a Reality Check for Central Arizona, occurred on May 16, 2008.
During the 2014 legislative session the firm successfully advocated for the passage and enactment of a $25 million tax credit to be provided to manufacturers that make a minimum $300 million commitment in new capital investment for renewable energy facilities that are specifically developed and operated for the manufacturers' own use.
During the 2007 legislative session, on behalf of AAA of Arizona, the firm successfully enacted legislation that placed restrictions on new teen drivers for the first six months of when 16 and 17 year olds receive their driver license.
Goodman Schwartz was retained to update state statutes in order to address both the weight and seat configuration issues, as a means to ensure that off-highway vehicles produced by Polaris would continue to have a market in Arizona.
Building momentum over a four-year period, in 2013 the firm, on behalf of AAA Arizona, successfully enacted legislation requiring children over the age of five to use booster seats until they reached the proper height or became eight years-old.
The firm was retained by an international aerospace manufacturing firm to assist on a land use case associated with one of their facilities that produced ejection seats for military aircraft, along with other aerospace products.