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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Write-in candidate makes Corp Comm ballot
Democrats won't get a free seat this year on the Arizona Corporation Commission.
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 […]
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.
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.