Dana Kennedy

Nov 4, 2021

ACC approves APS rate reduction

Most Arizona Public Service Co. customers will pay a little less for electricity now, but the utility, which initially sought a 5% rate increase, is threatening to sue over the decision. 

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 11, 2021

Ducey endures year of slings, arrows for Covid handling

To his harshest critics, Gov. Doug Ducey’s efforts largely failed, and many directly blame him for the deaths of more than 16,000 Arizonans. To his loyal supporters, he’s getting results. Arizona’s economy is one of the strongest in the nation and the vaccine rollout has already inoculated at least 20% of the state’s population.

Feb 26, 2021

Bill helps West Valley homeless seniors

A Senate bill could lead to converting a hotel into a shelter to cope with a growing population of homeless seniors in the West Valley.

Aug 29, 2020

Nursing homes, assisted living centers make plans for in-person visits

Sometime this coming week you'll find out when you can finally visit grandma in the nursing home.

May 5, 2020

Media sue state to get information on virus in nursing homes

Several media organizations are going to court to challenge the refusal of the Department of Health Services to tell the public how many residents of individual nursing homes are becoming ill with COVID-19.

Nov 1, 2009

Arizona’s leading ladies

Michael Kurtenbach recalls Janet Napolitano's election over Matt Salmon for governor in 2002. He remembers seeing her inauguration speech on TV when he was 13 and seeing her leave for Washington D.C. earlier this year. However, one thing the 18-year-old political science major at Arizona State University doesn't remember, is a man serving as Arizona's governor.

Sep 8, 2009

It’s my party – now leave

Democrats partying it up at the Wrigley mansion Friday (Sept. 4) night were pretty surprised when city councilman Sal DiCiccio, a Republican, showed up at their high-end fundraiser. DiCiccio and wife, Deb, were apparently there to enjoy the view at the hill-top locale. But DiCiccio's rival, Democrat Dana Kennedy, thinks he was actually crashing the party.