A growing number of elected Democrats in Arizona say they won’t accept campaign funding from Arizona Public Service, the utility that has come under fire for its massive spending on...
Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits
Download full report Arizona Public Service Arizona Public Service Company sells electricity to 1.2 million customers in Arizona. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pinnacle West, and provides “essentially...
Arizona Public Service Company has not set a goal to decarbonize – or even to reduce total carbon emissions.
APS reported spending over $182 million between 2013 and 2018 on lobbying, marketing, grants, and political campaigns - $152 per customer.
Final Campaign Finance Reports Filed Before Election Shows APS Spending $30 Million To Defeat Prop 127
Millions More To Politicians While Arizona Rep. Grijalva Tells APS "No Thanks"
Tobin asked APS lobbyist whether they had a “public information strategy planned” to combat negative media coverage of a rate increase request while the case was still pending
Arizona Commissioner Justin Olson answered questions about Arizona’s energy policy by copying parts of an APS memo verbatim, emails show
Emails show that Olson forwarded a Wall Street analyst's questions to an APS lobbyist, then read from APS' answers verbatim.
Mark Cardenas, Democrat who came out against Prop 127, got $8,000 in “consulting” fees from APS-backed PAC
“Code of Ethics” has not increased trust in Arizona Corporation Commission, as APS seems poised to continue spending on races
Some commissioners seem to be ignoring even the existing rules.