Governor Ducey signed 387 bills during the second session of Arizona’s 55th Legislature, capping eight successful years of collaboration with lawmakers to position our fast-growing state as a land of opportunity. The bills – which prioritized K-12 education, public safety, water security, infrastructure, veterans, health care and more – go into effect Saturday, September 24.
Shrinking Government in a Growing Economy Photo: Governor Ducey celebrates the dedication of Arizona’s Connected Workspace with directors of state agencies. From left to right: Col. Wanda Wright, Maj. Gen. Kerry Muehlenbeck, Tom Buschatzke, Allen Clark, the governor, Andy Tobin, Jami Snyder and Louis Dettorre. In the last eight years, Arizona has wiped out a million square feet
Arizona life expectancy fell by 2.5 years in 2020, posting one of the steepest drops in a nation that saw the sharpest declines in lifespans since World War II, according to a new report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report Tuesday said life expectancy in Arizona fell from 78.8 years in 2019 to
On July 8, Chairwoman Lea Márquez Peterson of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) was appointed Co-Vice Chair of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Committee on Water. NARUC is a national association of state utility commissioners, such as those serving on the ACC. The Water Committee brings together state utility commissioners, water service
Investor Alert: Beware of Risks Associated with Crypto-Asset Interest Accounts – Arizona Corporation Commission
The Arizona Corporation Commission is warning investors about digital-asset financial services companies that offer interest-bearing crypto-asset accounts. With crypto-interest accounts, customers lend crypto assets to the company and, in exchange, receive interest paid in crypto assets. However, due to the crypto market downturn, highlighted by the recent bankruptcy filings of Celsius Network and Voyager Digital, some
Given the excessive heat warnings in effect this week, the Arizona Corporation Commission wants to remind Arizonans that during periods of extreme weather, regulated electric utilities are prohibited from disconnecting customers for reasons such as late payment, failure to pay, or carrying a bill arrearage. Under current rules regulated utilities such as Arizona Public Service