Less than two years after the Arizona Corporation Commission approved a small monthly surcharge on residential solar, the state’s largest utility is asking energy regulators to impose a 320-percent increase in the solar fee.Read More »
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The Arizona Corporation Commission’s first regular meeting of 2015, complete with two new commissioners, breezed by in about 30 minutes with little discussion and all unanimous votes.Read More »
Some Arizonans, especially those in rural areas, face having their water bills dramatically increase when providers need to finance infrastructure improvements.Read More »
Races for the Arizona Corporation Commission typically get less attention than the body’s utility-regulating powers perhaps warrant, but many in the elections business say the details of the outcomes can be highly valuable.Read More »
A likely Republican sweep of the three open Corporation Commission seats means the commission that oversees the state’s utility industry probably will consist entirely of Republicans starting in January.
Ballots continue to be counted, and Democrats trail by significant margins but still hold out hope that the results will change.
Arizona voters have selected the three GOP candidates running for the Arizona Corporation Commission over their Democratic opponents, meaning the five-person commission that oversees Arizona’s utility industry will be comprised entirely of Republicans.Read More »
Republican candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission violated the rules by using hundreds of thousands of dollars that were meant to be spent in the primary to go after their Democratic general election opponents, the agency that runs the state’s public finance system agreed today.Read More »
Arizona's campaign finance commission on Wednesday will consider a proposed settlement agreement to have the three Republican candidates return a total of nearly $29,000 of public financing.Read More »
The first Republican challenger to the Democrats’ “Solar Team” emerged Monday as Scottsdale Republican Susan Bitter Smith filed an exploratory committee for the Arizona Corporation Commission.Read More »
The 100th anniversary of Salt River Project’s Theodore Roosevelt Dam this month put the exclamation point on how important effective water management is to life in the Valley of the Sun.Read More »