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
APS pushed county administrators to pass legally questionable resolutions against clean energy initiative
Arizona Public Service (APS) orchestrated a campaign to get counties and towns across Arizona to pass resolutions decrying Prop 127, a renewable energy ballot initiative, through means that one county’s legal counsel advised may have been illegal. The monopoly utility...
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 his office after revelations last week that one of Brnovich’s...
Update for September 18, 2018: As first reported today by E&E News, EPA’s Bill Wehrum has filed a recusal letter that names former clients, including the Utility Air Regulatory Group, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy, he has met with since joining the...
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 election on August 28. Primary voters will decide which two...
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.
Legislators who pushed APS’ agenda against renewables got rewarded with campaign contributions, new filings show
Utility PAC also spent big on federal and local races
Stump's new trade association will represent Arizona utilities in front of his former colleagues at the ACC.