“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.
APS pushed county administrators to pass legally questionable resolutions against clean energy initiative
UPDATE (11/16/2018): A recently completed public records request in Mohave county reveals that representatives from Unisource Energy Services, the sister of Tucson Electric Power (TEP), lobbied Mohave County officials in August...
Backers of Prop 127 call for independent investigation of Brnovich over edits to renewable energy ballot language
Backers of Prop 127, the ballot initiative that would increase Arizona’s use of renewable energy, are calling for an independent investigation of the conduct of Attorney General Mark Brnovich and...
APS uses teachers in ads against Prop 127, but has history of funding anti-public education organizations
The Arizona utility has funded and worked closely with three organizations that have been opponents of the #InvestInEd movement to increase teacher pay.
Kiana Sears, Tom Forese defend themselves against their connections to APS while other candidates weigh-in on the state’s energy future
A total of eight candidates are running for two seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) this year, but that will change in just a few days after the primary...
Pinnacle West Corporation, Parent Company of Arizona Public Service, Contributes Another $3.5 Million to Arizonans for Affordable Electricity
Campaign finance reports filed last night by Arizonans For Affordable Electricity, a group created to fight a clean energy ballot initiative, shows that Pinnacle West Corporation contributed another $3,512,000 to...
Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity and Heartland Institute Climate Denier Join Arizona Public Service’s Anti-Clean Energy Campaign
As do politicians and organizations that have received thousands of dollars from the utility
Utility-funded Harvard group has given tens of thousands of dollars in airfare, luxury hotels and meals to Arizona utility commissioners
An APS lobbyist suggested that AZ Commissioner Boyd Dunn join the group, whose director has testified directly on APS' behalf in front of the Commission.
APS Ramps Up Spending To $10 Million To Prevent Voters from Seeing Clean Energy Initiative on Ballot
Update: On August 21, EPI published an update to this article to note the $3,512,000 Pinnacle West contributed to Arizonans For Affordable Electricity from July 1 to August 11. The...