The state’s largest utility wasted no time in spending money to discredit a ballot measure that seeks to increase renewable energy goals.Read More »
The Arizona Capitol Times team didn't know how to say no to a "Hamilton" tribute, and "licenses schmicenses" was a real topic of conversation.Read More »
President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to get rid of President Barack Obama’s landmark environmental policy, the Clean Power Plan, which calls on states to reduce carbon emissions nationwide by 32 percent by 2030. In Arizona, the plan calls for a 34 percent reduction in emissions.Read More »
Climate change is too serious a problem to delay. Arizona is correct in moving forward.Read More »
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court took the unprecedented step of issuing a stay against President Obama’s massive “Clean Power Plan” (CPP.) The court determined that states should not be compelled to pay the exorbitant costs of the plan until a federal court determines its legality.Read More »
SolarCity told the Arizona Capitol Times it has contributed money to a group that provides most of the support for the Checks and Balances Project, a frequent critic of the Arizona Corporation Commission.Read More »
Two young boys grip their handlebars as they peddle a furious pace of 20 mph, breathlessly arguing who will win the race. One furrows his brow as his older brother stands behind him and yells, “Go faster!”Read More »
Apple plans to build a new command center in Mesa, a $2 billion project that will be one of the largest investments the company has ever made and marks the first big economic development announcement for new Gov. Doug Ducey, who campaigned largely on a platform of bringing jobs to Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Republican Party recently issued a press release stating that I want to “eliminate 1,000 coal jobs” on Navajo land. That statement is so far removed from reality that it warrants a direct response.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.