APS reported spending over $182 million between 2013 and 2018 on lobbying, marketing, grants, and political campaigns - $152 per customer.
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.
Transcript: Conference Call between Arizona Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson and Credit Suisse Analyst (May 18, 2018)
Transcript: Conference Call between Arizona Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson and Credit Suisse Analyst (May 18, 2018) Olson: …my background, with my MBA in finance, my experience in the private sector...
Mark Cardenas, Democrat who came out against Prop 127, got $8,000 in “consulting” fees from APS-backed PAC
Stump's new trade association will represent Arizona utilities in front of his former colleagues at the ACC.
Report: Forese actually fired Vogt because he was standing up to APS' interests; wife's work for Veridus was convenient excuse
Expect APS to come out swinging against a new renewable energy ballot initiative.
Tucson is awash in sunshine, but TEP’s future plans indicate that it will continue running very old coal plants, and increasing its use of natural gas far more than solar.