Corporation Commission

Aug 6, 2021

Primaries 1-year away, races taking shape

Legislative and congressional districts could change dramatically after redistricting, and some newcomers and incumbents alike are waiting to see what the new districts look like before they decide whether to jump into a race.

Apr 15, 2021

Corp Comm starts new plan on power cutoff ban

The Arizona Corporation Commission took an important first step to creating a permanent rule change on utility companies shut-off policies that stemmed from the death of a 72-year-old woman in 2018.

Mar 19, 2021

Lawmakers assert power grab over state offices

For every headache another branch of government causes a legislator, there’s a simple solution – introduce a bill.

Mar 19, 2021

Bill targeting Corp. Comm. likely dead

A bill that would allow any lawmaker to request the attorney general investigate a decision from the Arizona Corporation Commission appears to be dead in its chamber of origin.

Feb 8, 2021

Misinformed lawmakers poised to raise electricity cost

Remarkably, right now the Arizona Legislature is considering nonsensical legislation that will lead to higher utility bills for the state’s residents.

Nov 20, 2020

Dems own top of ballot, but faded rest of the way

Arizona is not a blue state – yet.

Nov 2, 2020

Conservative Prescott, liberal Tucson coalesce in election-date lawsuit

The Democrat enclave of Tucson is getting help from largely Republican Prescott in its fight with the Arizona Legislature and Attorney General Mark Brnovich about when cities can have their local elections.

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Oct 1, 2020

Corp Comm candidates debate dark money, renewable energy

The three Republicans running to become state utility regulators warn that putting Democrats in charge of the regulatory panel would turn Arizona into California. And they don’t mean that in a good way. In a debate at KAET-TV on September 30, all three Republicans – Jim O’Connor, Eric Sloan and Lea Marquez Peterson – criticized […]

Aug 5, 2020

Write-in candidate makes Corp Comm ballot

Democrats won't get a free seat this year on the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Aug 4, 2020

Glassman down in Maricopa County Assessor race

Perennial candidate Rodney Glassman is likely to extend his election losing streak, this time to Eddie Cook, the appointed Maricopa County Assessor. Glassman has 47% of the vote with Cook holding 53%. Glassman previously applied for the appointment to the county assessor position after Paul Petersen, the embattled lawyer, resigned following an illegal adoption scheme […]

Feb 12, 2020

Lawmakers want Corporation Commission to be appointed

A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to ask voters in 2020 to approve a change in the state Constitution to appoint regulators to the Arizona Corporation Commission rather than elect them.

Jul 21, 2019

Commissioners press Don Brandt with questions

State utility regulators ratcheted up their demand for answers from the head of Arizona Public Service late Friday with a list of 67 questions.