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May 1, 2023

Group asks judge to toss conservative advocacy organization’s attempt to kill ‘dark money’ law

The group that convinced voters last year to expose "dark money'' contributions to political campaigns wants a federal judge to toss a bid by a conservative advocacy group to kill the new law.

Sep 27, 2022

Court: utility regulators can seek corporate records to investigate if company is funneling ‘dark money’

State utility regulators have the individual power to seek corporate records to see if a company is funneling "dark money'' into the campaigns of their colleagues.

Feb 26, 2019

Corp Comm takes new stab at disclosing APS political spending

State utility regulators are making another bid to find out how much money the state's largest electric utility is spending on political campaigns and lobbying.

Jan 10, 2019

Private donations fund inaugural

Records obtained Wednesday by Capitol Media Services show Jim Click at the top of the donor list at $25,000. That made him $10,000 more generous to finance the ceremony to swear in Gov. Doug Ducey and five other state officials.

Dec 26, 2018

Commissioners to review 2017 APS rate hike

Two utility regulators are questioning whether some customers of Arizona Public Services are paying too much and the company is earning more than it is legally entitled.

Oct 30, 2018

Sentiment towards APS could affect various political races

The outcome of several key races on next week's ballot could turn on how Arizonans feel about their utility company -- especially if it’s Arizona Public Service.

Aug 29, 2018

Supreme Court upholds ruling to allow energy measure to go to ballot

Arizonans are going to get a chance to decide whether they want to require utilities in the state to produce more of their power from renewable sources.

Jul 10, 2014

Corp Comm candidates accuse APS of obfuscating campaign activity

Republican Corporation Commission candidates Lucy Mason and Vernon Parker escalated their sparring with the state's largest utility company today, essentially accusing APS executives of lying about their political activity. In a letter delivered to APS president and CEO Donald Brandt, Mason and Parker accuse APS of secretly funding the campaigns of their opponents in the GOP primary, Rep. Tom F[...]

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Nov 4, 2013

APS: $9 million spent on net metering, energy deregulation PR

As of September 30, Arizona Public Service’s parent organization had spent $9 million - more than every 2010 gubernatorial campaign combined - in the fight over Arizona’s solar incentives and deregulation of the utility market, according to the company’s most recent earnings report.