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Judges deny 25% of abortions for minors

Regarding your Aug. 9 piece on the Juvenile Court’s treatment of petitions from minor girls seeking permission to obtain an abortion: I think the real news is not that most girls receive permission, but that one-fourth or so do not. I find that surprising. My guess is that it says something about the extraordinary caution, perhaps political caution, of our state’s judges. Let me explain why I make that guess.

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APS solar proposal falls short for Arizona

APS solar proposal falls short for Arizona

Arizona Public Service has been granted monopoly status to provide power in certain parts of Arizona. It’s also a publicly traded company and has a fiduciary obligation to maximize profits for shareholders. This may lead the company to pursue policies that are in its interests but not those of its ratepayers.

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The truth behind resistance to electric restructuring

In his famous book, “1984,” George Orwell describes “newspeak,” the use of language to fool people into believing the opposite of the truth. You can witness it today in the name of the Arizona Power Consumers Coalition, which opposes restructuring the electricity industry.

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Arizonans should say ‘no thanks’ to electric deregulation

For the second time, Arizonans are being asked to abandon the longstanding and straightforward structure for provision of universal and fairly priced electric service — rate-of-return regulation of utility companies — for a “de-regulated” structure that would involve multiple sellers of the same electricity. They should once again politely decline.

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Immigration reform matters to small business

When we look at the complex and contentious issue of immigration reform, some wonder how big of an issue it is to small businesses. The answer is that it’s just as big of an issue to America’s small business community as it is to corporate America.

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