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SRP $1B gas plan bad for consumers, environment

Last week, Salt River Project announced that it plans to spend nearly $1 billion to add 16 new natural gas units to its powerplant in Coolidge, one of the largest fossil fuel investments by a utility in recent memory. I served on the SRP board from 2016-2020, and this decision stunned me. It is wrong-headed, unnecessary, and out of step with where responsible electric utilities are moving in this country.

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Ak-Chin is all-in, we all win

It has been estimated the addition of sports betting alone may generate tens of millions of dollars in added revenue for the state of Arizona, benefiting K-12 schools, community programs, public safety, tourism and other services enjoyed by all Arizonans.

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Take tech industry from political crosshairs (access required)

Congress has a host of pressing issues on its plate right now, including rising Covid cases, economic recovery, growing political tensions, and racial equality — not to mention the literally life-threatening climate crisis. Spending valuable legislative energy attacking companies that have brought convenience, safety, and economic growth to our nation is ill-advised and needs to stop.

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