When Jan Brewer learned she would become Arizona’s 22nd governor in late 2008, few members of Arizona’s political establishment had ever heard of the man who would become the 23rd.Read More »
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In what some are hailing as a groundbreaking political ad, Democratic secretary of state hopeful Terry Goddard featured a lesbian couple with two children chastising his opponent for supporting legislation that was widely condemned as anti-gay.Read More »
Andrew Thomas’ gubernatorial campaign is full of familiar refrains for those who have followed the rise and fall of his political career.Read More »
Solar industry officials who spoke with lawmakers this week said they hope to stave off a property tax for leased panels in Arizona.Read More »
As of September 30, Arizona Public Service’s parent organization had spent $9 million - more than every 2010 gubernatorial campaign combined - in the fight over Arizona’s solar incentives and deregulation of the utility market, according to the company’s most recent earnings report.Read More »
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns said today he’s “troubled” by the vicious public relations war waged by Arizona’s largest utility provider and the solar industry over future rooftop solar incentives.
He wants an accounting of the money that’s been spent so far to see whether customers have been paying for the fight. If so, it could be a violation of the utility’s last rate case settlement.
As summer dawns and temperatures rise, the struggle over Arizona’s solar energy policies promises to heat up in coming months.
The state’s largest utility company is preparing to ask government regulators to change the way a key solar energy incentive is structured.
Two years into Arizona’s medical marijuana program and it appears the dust has settled after unsuccessful attempts in court and at the Legislature to scuttle it. But there’s still plenty of smoke — literally.Read More »
Almost daily, Arizona politicians face an army of lobbyists who are ready to spend money on dinners, drinks, parties and travel, aimed at currying favor and eventually bending the public policy agenda toward the will of their sometimes deep-pocketed clients. ...Read More »
As the father of two young boys, I have great respect for the good work of Keep Arizona Drug Free, even as I may disagree with their political punditry, as expressed in the Feb. 22 commentary “Marijuana legalization is far from inevitable.”Read More »