With government entities at all levels scrambling to balance budgets, it’s not surprising that there is a reluctance to undertake costly, new projects.Read More »
Utility regulators in Arizona set a Tuesday hearing with the operators of the nation's largest nuclear power plant to assess safety procedures there in the wake of Japan's nuclear accident.Read More »
Denver-based law and lobbying firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has lured away three of Fennemore Craig's top people, marking its second talent-grab since announcing the opening of a new office in Phoenix last month.Read More »
One of America’s top lobbying and law firms bided time for years while it waited for the perfect candidate to spearhead its expansion into Arizona.
The waiting ended when Marty Shultz announced his retirement.
As the chief lobbyist and agent for Pinnacle West and its Arizona Public Service (APS), the state’s largest utility company, Shultz has played key roles in some of the biggest policy initiatives of the past three decades.Read More »
Brewer says her goal is to retain and attract businesses with steps intended to promote new investments and creation of quality jobs.Read More »
“When that bill comes up, if she votes against it, what are they going to be calling her on Fox News to talk about?” — Sen. Ron Gould, on why he believes Gov. Jan Brewer will sign Sen. Russell Pearce’s birthright-citizenship legislation.Read More »
After 32 years as a titan of the Capitol, Arizona Public Service announced the retirement of longtime lobbyist Martin Shultz.Read More »
Another nominee with small-town roots, Johnsen, 57, grew up in what is now an Arizona ghost-town, Ray. The town was developed and abandoned by a mining company, and Johnsen graduated in a class of 100.Read More »
The Arizona Corporation Commission decided three years ago that homebuilders should pay the cost of extending power lines to new houses, but some lawmakers now want to go back to the way things used to be and force utility companies to foot the bill.Read More »