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Arizona voters should reject big green tax on poor

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Yes, sunny Arizona is an ideal state for solar power. As it gets cheaper, the state should use solar whenever it makes financial sense. But politicians shouldn’t force you to buy it regardless of cost. It doesn’t make sense to insert into the state Constitution a requirement on energy use that locks Arizona into 50 percent wind and solar. Betting the state’s financial future and job base on wind and solar power is a huge risk to Arizona’s economic health.

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Q & A: Mark Schiavoni APS vice president for operations (access required)

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In this Aug. 2 interview, Mark Schiavoni, APS vice president for operations, argued that Arizona’s regulated model has worked for more than a century and there is no reason to plunge into the unfamiliar waters of competition. APS spokesman Jim McDonald also sat in for the chat with Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige del Puerto.

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House OKs bill aiding gas storage project

The Arizona House has approved a bill loosening state regulatory protections for groundwater to help a Texas company's proposal to store natural gas in a stadium-sized underground cavern.

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