Southwest Gas

Southwest Gas, Arizona Corporation Commission, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
Jan 17, 2023

Ignoring gas planning means utility customers lose

It is time for Southwest Gas to let the public in on its infrastructure plans before the Arizona Corporation Commission allows customers to be charged hundreds of millions of dollars that may have otherwise been avoided.

clean energy, electric car, fossil fuels, gas furnaces, clean energy, Saudi Arabia, Putin,
Dec 19, 2022

It’s time to invest in building electrification

We can all agree that the United States is far too dependent on foreign oil. Now Arizona’s leaders in both parties – public and private sector leaders too – need to take urgent action to mitigate our reliance on dirty foreign energy supplies. They need to lead Arizona’s transition to clean energy sources.

Corporation Commission, renewable energy, Kuby, Kennedy, Myers, Thompson, election, Southwest Gas
Sep 14, 2022

Debate highlights Arizona utility regulator differences

A debate among the four candidates seeking two seats on the commission that regulates Arizona utilities revealed sharp differences in their approaches to the job as the state adjusts to climate change and a shrinking water supply.

Jul 26, 2021

Congress should reject tax hike on families, business

It is now incumbent on Congress to stand up for utility ratepayers across the nation and say “no” to indirect tax hikes on our families and small businesses. I urge Arizona’s Senators to vote “no” on any unjust and unreasonable increase to the U.S. corporate tax rate.

renewable energy, Arizona Corporation Commission, natural gas, nuclear energy, Lesko, Congress, California, Arizona
May 14, 2021

Rudderless leadership on energy hurts Arizona ratepayers

The last commission meeting was a troubling example of failed leadership. Márquez Peterson now has a choice. She can double down on her mistake at the expense of Arizona’s future, or she show real leadership by putting the original Rules up for reconsideration in the next few weeks—and take the do over.

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.