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Energy

Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis

Two days before the storm began, Houston’s chief elected official warned her constituents to prepare as they would for a major hurricane. Many took heed: Texans who could stocked up on food and water, while nonprofits and government agencies set out to help those who couldn’t. But few foresaw the fiasco that was to come.

State

Newly-Elected Arizona Corporation Commissioner Jim O’Connor speaks

As one of our state’s three new Corporation Commissioners, I held off with this press release not knowing if our election would be overturned by a court of law, given the massive “Election Fraud” occurring in Maricopa County. The behavior of so many elected officials associated with the process was shameful. I remain deeply concerned

State

Arizona’s renewable energy future at play in Corporation Commission races

Two Republicans and a Democrat were leading in the race to secure three of the five seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates publicly owned utilities in a state that faces growing challenges from the effects of climate change. Unofficial results from the Secretary of State’s Office on Friday morning showed Republican Lea Márquez

Opinion

Opinion: APS Customers – Weigh in on APS’ Request to Raise Rates (Again)

Three years have passed since the Arizona Corporation Commission had the chance to be superheroes for APS ratepayers but instead voted to approve an unjustified and unreasonable rate hike. Now APS is asking for yet another rate increase. Time to say enough is enough. APS ratepayers, this is your time to weigh in. On Friday,

National

Trump to head to Louisiana as Hurricane Laura cleanup starts

The angry storm surge has receded and the clean up has begun from Hurricane Laura, but officials along this shattered stretch of Louisiana coast are warning returning residents they will face weeks without power or water amid the hot, stifling days of late summer. The U.S. toll from the Category 4 hurricane stood at 14

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