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Free Market Under Attack as APS Proposes Massive Monopoly Expansion

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2014 Arizona Solar Energy Industry Association Media Contact: Court Rich at 602-741-3794 Free Market Under Attack as APS Proposes Massive Monopoly Expansion Arizona’s Largest Solar Industry Group Calls Proposal Unfair and Calls for Immediate Rejection (PHOENIX) In an unprecedented announcement that took the solar industry by surprise, Arizona’s largest utility, [...]

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Tohono O’odham Nation picks Hunt Construction, Penta to build $500M casino

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Posted By   10 hours ago

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal The Tohono O’odham Nation has picked Hunt Construction Group and Penta Building Group to build its $500 million casino in the West Valley near University of Phoenix Stadium. The proposed casino and hotel development is moving closer to reality with approval from the U.S. Department of Interior for [...]

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McCain, Flake introduce sweeping anti-casino bill

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Posted By   10 hours ago

By Kaila White | The Republic | azcentral.com U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona introduced a bill Monday to prohibit any new casinos in metropolitan Phoenix. The measure aims to stop a proposal by the Tohono O’odham Nation to build a major casino resort on its land less than two miles from [...]

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Work halts on reported Tesla Gigafactory site in Nevada

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Dallas Business Journal The mystery of where the first of Tesla’s $5 billion Gigafactory battery plants will be built has deepened as work on a reported site in Nevada has stopped. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported Sunday that work on a site at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Storey County, Nevada, had been underway for three [...]

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Pollack: Arizona’s finances in a fragile position

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The Monday Morning Quarterback  / A quick analysis of important economic data released over the past week The Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee recently published preliminary FY 2014 revenues and the resulting implications for upcoming years.  The conclusion was not a positive outlook for Arizona’s fiscal position going forward.  There is expected to be a [...]

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EPA Issues Final Rule Adopting Emission Reduction Plan for Navajo Generating Station

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NEWS RELEASE Final Regional Haze Rule Provides Greater Emission Reductions and Certainty for Arizona Water and Power Customers The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a final regional haze rule under the Clean Air Act that provides for an emission-reduction plan for the Navajo Generating Station (NGS). The final rule incorporates major elements of [...]

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Yuma businesswoman fighting Walmart zoning

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By Joyce Lobeck | Yuma Sun One businesswoman who is opposed to the development of a Walmart Neighborhood Market near her businesses has done more than speak out during public meetings as part of the permitting process for the project. Through two referendum petition drives launched by her political action committee, No Wal Mart for [...]

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Candidate profiles for Tempe City Council primary election

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The Tempe Republic Dick Foreman an old soul of Tempe Candidate Fonseca wants Tempe residents to have greater say Tempe council candidate Kuby looks for the little things Tempe candidate Papke pushes for greater accountability, transparency Tempe candidate Schapira banking on ‘proven leadership’ Related: Maricopa County election officials seek to avoid 2012 delay

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In Zillow-Trulia Deal, Making Room for Brokers

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Zillow to Issue $3.5 Billion in Stock in Merger of Online Sites by Joe Light | Wall Street Journal Zillow Inc. and Trulia Inc., the two online real-estate giants that announced plans to merge Monday, have a message for real-estate agents that have grown increasingly concerned about their market clout: We’re partners, not competitors. Zillow, the [...]

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Tohono O’odham Nation picks Hunt Construction, Penta to build $500M casino

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Posted By   10 hours ago

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal The Tohono O’odham Nation has picked Hunt Construction Group and Penta Building Group to build its $500 million casino in the West Valley near University of Phoenix Stadium. The proposed casino and hotel development is moving closer to reality with approval from the U.S. Department of Interior for [...]

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Home price growth slows sharply, Case-Shiller says

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Posted By   10 hours ago

Information from The Wall Street Journal Home prices across the U.S. slowed sharply to a single-digit pace in May on a year-over-year basis, the slowest rate since February 2013, according to a home-price report. A survey covering 10 major U.S. cities increased 9.4% in the year ended in May, said the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index [...]

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McCain, Flake introduce sweeping anti-casino bill

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Posted By   10 hours ago

By Kaila White | The Republic | azcentral.com U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona introduced a bill Monday to prohibit any new casinos in metropolitan Phoenix. The measure aims to stop a proposal by the Tohono O’odham Nation to build a major casino resort on its land less than two miles from [...]

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CAC Offering New Real Estate Certificate Beginning this Fall

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NEWS RELEASE With projected growth for the Sun Corridor area and improved economic conditions in the Arizona real estate market, the need for real estate professionals is on the increase. Central Arizona College is responding to the need with the addition of a new Real Estate Certificate. Classes will begin being offered this fall with [...]

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Pollack: Arizona’s finances in a fragile position

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Posted By   1 day ago

The Monday Morning Quarterback  / A quick analysis of important economic data released over the past week The Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee recently published preliminary FY 2014 revenues and the resulting implications for upcoming years.  The conclusion was not a positive outlook for Arizona’s fiscal position going forward.  There is expected to be a [...]

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Yuma businesswoman fighting Walmart zoning

David and Goliath, a colour lithograph by Osmar Schindler (c. 1888)

Posted By   1 day ago

By Joyce Lobeck | Yuma Sun One businesswoman who is opposed to the development of a Walmart Neighborhood Market near her businesses has done more than speak out during public meetings as part of the permitting process for the project. Through two referendum petition drives launched by her political action committee, No Wal Mart for [...]

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Out-of-towners continue to buy Prescott-area homes

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By Tom Scanlon | The Daily Courier There isn’t a cash register for sales of Prescott area homes, but if there was one, it would be ringing loudly. While the volume of sales has not been huge, prices continue to climb. From July 7-21, 50 Prescott homes were sold, with an average price or $319,458. [...]

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Lennar assembling site near ASU in Tempe to develop 395 apartments

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Tempe – Lennar Mutifamily Communities plans to build 395 apartments south of Arizona State University at Dorsey Lane and Apache Boulevard in Tempe. The company is assembling the 6.7-acre site in two purchases that are contingent on zoning approval. The planned apartments, being called The Hayden at [...]

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Security Properties venture pays $30 million to buy 388-unit apartment complex in Mesa

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Mesa – Sonora Canyon Venture LLC, a company formed by Security Properties Inc. in Seattle, Wash. (John Orehek, CEO), paid $30 million ($77,320 per unit) to buy the 388-unit Sonora Canyon apartments located at 265 N. Gilbert Road in Mesa. The seller was LSREF2 Oreo (Direct) LLC, [...]

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Heitman buys Camelback Road apartments for $276,852 per unit…sets record

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Phoenix – Heitman America Real Estate Trust (HART) in Chicago, Ill. paid $74.75 million ($276,852 per unit) to acquire the 270-unit Broadstone Camelback apartments located in the Biltmore area of Phoenix. The purchase price is believed to be the highest dollar amount per unit ever paid for [...]

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iStar files for zoning to expand partially developed Artesia project in Scottsdale

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Scottsdale – After picking up the pieces and deciding to complete two broken multi-family projects in the Valley, iStar Residential hopes to do the same with the Artesia community in Scottsdale. In fact, the division of iStar Financial is so confident in the potential for the project, [...]

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TruAmerica/Guardian venture spends $35.4 Million for 254 apartments in Phoenix

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Posted By   2 weeks ago

Phoenix – A venture formed by TruAmerica Multifamily in Sherman Oaks, Calif. (Robert Hart, pres.) and The Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America in New York City, N.Y. paid $35.4 million ($139,370 per unit) to buy the 254-unit Avenue 25 apartments at 18250 N. 25th Avenue in Phoenix. The seller was Retreat at Union Hills [...]

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Student housing project at ASU sold to TIC group for $38.7 million

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Posted By   3 weeks ago

Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Tempe – Three tenant-in-common entities paid $38.7 million ($172,000 per unit) to acquire the 225-unit Block 1949 student housing project at ASU. The new owners of the 640-bed complex just east of Arizona State University at 1949 E. University Drive in Tempe have renamed the project Regents [...]

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Trammell Crow developing 200,000 square foot spec office project in Chandler

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Chandler – Trammell Crow Co. in Scottsdale (Jim Mahoney, Cathy Thuringer, principals) plans to develop 200,000 sq. ft. of spec office space within the Chandler Airport Center located along the south side of the 202 Loop (San Tan Freeway) and just east of Cooper Road in Chandler. [...]

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TA Associates spends $75.45 million for 564 apartments in two valley projects

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Chandler/Phoenix – A limited partnership formed by TA Associates Realty in Boston, Mass. paid $75.45 million ($133,77 per unit blended price) to buy 564 apartment units in projects located in Chandler and Phoenix. The real estate investment advisor acquired the multi-family communities in two cash transactions. The [...]

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Questions Raised About APS Move Into Rooftop Solar

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July 29, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – In a move condemned by many solar companies in Arizona, the state’s largest utility, APS, has announced that it will begin installing rooftop solar on customers’ homes.  After learning of the news, Ken Johnson, vice president of communications for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued [...]

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Supervisors join in opposition to Planet Ranch water deal

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Posted By   8 hours ago

By John Gutekunst | Parker Pioneer The La Paz County Board of Supervisors has approved joining with Mohave County in legal opposition to The Big Sandy River-Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014. The proposed legislation would codify an agreement between Freeport McMoRan, a Phoenix-based mining company, and several government entities. Freeport operates [...]

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Free Market Under Attack as APS Proposes Massive Monopoly Expansion

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Posted By   8 hours ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2014 Arizona Solar Energy Industry Association Media Contact: Court Rich at 602-741-3794 Free Market Under Attack as APS Proposes Massive Monopoly Expansion Arizona’s Largest Solar Industry Group Calls Proposal Unfair and Calls for Immediate Rejection (PHOENIX) In an unprecedented announcement that took the solar industry by surprise, Arizona’s largest utility, [...]

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McCain, Flake introduce sweeping anti-casino bill

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Posted By   10 hours ago

By Kaila White | The Republic | azcentral.com U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona introduced a bill Monday to prohibit any new casinos in metropolitan Phoenix. The measure aims to stop a proposal by the Tohono O’odham Nation to build a major casino resort on its land less than two miles from [...]

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EPA curtails Navajo Generating Station operations; Rose Law Group Senior Partner Ryan Hurley comments on phase-out of old coal plants

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Posted By   11 hours ago

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic | azcentral.com The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Monday approved a plan to close one of three generators at the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) coal-fired power plant near Page and eventually add new pollution controls to the others to address regional haze. If the utilities don’t want to close one [...]

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EPA Issues Final Rule Adopting Emission Reduction Plan for Navajo Generating Station

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Posted By   1 day ago

NEWS RELEASE Final Regional Haze Rule Provides Greater Emission Reductions and Certainty for Arizona Water and Power Customers The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a final regional haze rule under the Clean Air Act that provides for an emission-reduction plan for the Navajo Generating Station (NGS). The final rule incorporates major elements of [...]

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Solar politics: Iowa governor accused of being in utilites’ pockets

Iowa

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By Jeff Spross | Think Progress Iowa recently missed out on a $1 million federal grant to beef up its use of solar power — and State Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, took Gov. Terry Branstad (R) to task over the loss on Monday. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced [...]

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Sparks fly in Maricopa-area GOP primary races

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By Ryan Bawek | inMaricopa.com More than 100 community members and campaign supporters turned out to watch the last opportunity for candidates to debate in a public forum before early voting begins. The primary is Aug. 26, and early balloting begins July 31. The debate featured candidates running to represent Maricopa on the City Council, [...]

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Michael Moore’s Divorce From Wife Kathleen Glynn Is Final – Chairman of Rose Law Group Family Law Department Kaine Fisher suspected it much more contentious

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Huff Post Divorce Filmmaker Michael Moore’s divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage. Moore filed a divorce complaint June 17, 2013, in Michigan’s Antrim County, where the couple has a lakefront home. A consent judgment of divorce was entered and the case was closed Tuesday. Moore spokesman Christian Muirhead says his [...]

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Inside Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Final Will – Laura Bianchi, Chair of Rose Law Group Trust & Estates Department, applauds his planning

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E! News Philip Seymour Hoffman had amassed quite the estate after 25 years in the business and when he died tragically on Feb. 2 of a heroin overdose, he had his estate in order per his exact wishes. According to probate documents filed in New York City and obtained Monday by E! News, Hoffman had [...]

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Jewel and husband Ty Murray calling it quits after 6 years of marriage – Kaine Fisher, Chairman of Rose Law Group Family Law Department thinks the pair is setting an example

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Country star Jewel and husband of six years Ty Murray are calling it quits, the singer announced on her website Wednesday. Jewel wrote, “My husband, friend and partner of 16 years and I have decided to get a divorce.” The couple, who dated 10 years before tying the knot in 2008, say they will part [...]

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Report: State gets an F for its ‘family-friendly’ workplace policies

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By Miranda Rivers | Cronkite News Thirty-eight weeks pregnant and on bed-rest with her fifth child, Glendale resident Angela Warren has to rely on her other four children to help run the household. Her husband, Matt, can’t break away from his full-time job right now – and their budget can’t take the hit of losing [...]

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Idina Menzel talks candidly about dating after divorce – Rose Law Group Chairman of Family Law Department Kaine Fisher weighs in

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The Huffington Post  | By Taryn Hillin Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs called it quits on their 10-year marriage last December, and now the Broadway star is opening up about navigating the dating world as a single mom. “It all sucks,” Menzel told “Valentine in the Morning” on his radio show Monday. “I don’t want [...]

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Casey Kasem judge reverses ruling: Host’s feeding, hydration can stop – another reason to ensure you have a complete and effective estate plan says Rose Law Group Corporate and Estate Planning Attorney Laura Bianchi

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Los Angeles Times By Nardine Saad A judge upheld Casey Kasem’s health directive to stop the radio legend’s nutrition and hydration during an ex parte hearing held Wednesday in Los Angeles. The move by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel S. Murphy reverses a decision he’d handed down Monday ordering the continued feeding and hydration [...]

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Randy Houser and Jessa Lee Yantz divorce drama; Kaine Fisher, Chairman of Rose Law Group Family Law Department, comments to Arizona Foothills Magazine

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Since it was announced on People.com May 15 that country singer Randy Houser and his wife Jessa Lee Yantz have decided to end their marriage, it’s safe to say the couple is in the midst of their own negotiations and disagreements. Even so, things were kicked up a notch May 16 when Houser filed a [...]

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Missouri law could affect Sam NFL draft; Law similar to Arizona’s, says Rose Law Group Employment Attorney David Weissman

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  By Christina Coleman, USA TODAY The Rams’ decision to draft Michael Sam could actually have huge legal implications for gay couples and employees across the state of Missouri. The Rams drafting Sam has raised some deeper issues about openly gay athletes in sports and in the workplace in general. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) posted [...]

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Energy and Environment View All →

Questions Raised About APS Move Into Rooftop Solar

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Posted By   5 hours ago

July 29, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – In a move condemned by many solar companies in Arizona, the state’s largest utility, APS, has announced that it will begin installing rooftop solar on customers’ homes.  After learning of the news, Ken Johnson, vice president of communications for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued [...]

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Supervisors join in opposition to Planet Ranch water deal

A view of the area affected by the Williams River Water Act / Photo Freeport Minerals Planet Ranch Project

Posted By   8 hours ago

By John Gutekunst | Parker Pioneer The La Paz County Board of Supervisors has approved joining with Mohave County in legal opposition to The Big Sandy River-Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014. The proposed legislation would codify an agreement between Freeport McMoRan, a Phoenix-based mining company, and several government entities. Freeport operates [...]

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Free Market Under Attack as APS Proposes Massive Monopoly Expansion

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Posted By   8 hours ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2014 Arizona Solar Energy Industry Association Media Contact: Court Rich at 602-741-3794 Free Market Under Attack as APS Proposes Massive Monopoly Expansion Arizona’s Largest Solar Industry Group Calls Proposal Unfair and Calls for Immediate Rejection (PHOENIX) In an unprecedented announcement that took the solar industry by surprise, Arizona’s largest utility, [...]

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EPA curtails Navajo Generating Station operations; Rose Law Group Senior Partner Ryan Hurley comments on phase-out of old coal plants

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Posted By   11 hours ago

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic | azcentral.com The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Monday approved a plan to close one of three generators at the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) coal-fired power plant near Page and eventually add new pollution controls to the others to address regional haze. If the utilities don’t want to close one [...]

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Work halts on reported Tesla Gigafactory site in Nevada

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Dallas Business Journal The mystery of where the first of Tesla’s $5 billion Gigafactory battery plants will be built has deepened as work on a reported site in Nevada has stopped. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported Sunday that work on a site at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Storey County, Nevada, had been underway for three [...]

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EPA Issues Final Rule Adopting Emission Reduction Plan for Navajo Generating Station

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Posted By   1 day ago

NEWS RELEASE Final Regional Haze Rule Provides Greater Emission Reductions and Certainty for Arizona Water and Power Customers The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a final regional haze rule under the Clean Air Act that provides for an emission-reduction plan for the Navajo Generating Station (NGS). The final rule incorporates major elements of [...]

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Solar politics: Iowa governor accused of being in utilites’ pockets

Iowa

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By Jeff Spross | Think Progress Iowa recently missed out on a $1 million federal grant to beef up its use of solar power — and State Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, took Gov. Terry Branstad (R) to task over the loss on Monday. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced [...]

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How much ‘dark money’ is APS putting into commission race? [VIDEO]

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KPNX 12 News The GOP chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) says he doesn’t want to see ‘dark money’ spending by APS and others in the current race for two commission seats. But he won’t demand that APS reveal how much it’s spending. Continued:

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Medical Marijuana/Hemp View All →

If eligible, Arizonans on probation, even for drugs, may use medicinal marijuana, judge rules

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By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/East Valley Tribune State judges cannot bar those placed on probation from using medical marijuana if they are otherwise eligible, the state Court of Appeals ruled Friday. And that even includes those who were convicted for drug offenses. Appellate judge Peter Eckerstrom said when voters approved the Arizona Medical [...]

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‘The New York Times’ endorses marijuana legalization

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By Hadas Gold  | The New York Times The New York Times editorial board endorsed the repeal of federal law banning marijuana use on Saturday, a landmark moment in the decades-long fight for legalization. The Times is also rolling out an interactive six-part series with more editorials discussing issues related to marijuana use. In the [...]

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UA refusing to rehire Sisley despite threat to pull funding

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By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Daily Star The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he would pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Suzanne Sisley to the staff and the project. Rick Doblin said Tuesday he rejected [...]

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Iraq vet starts petition to reinstate medical marijuana research, Dr. Sisely

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Change.org Dr. Suzanne Sisley, a faculty member and researcher at the University of Arizona, was informed that her positions would not be renewed last month, likely a result of her federally approved research into the treatment of PTSD with medical marijuana. As an Iraq War veteran diagnosed with PTSD and a proud University of Arizona [...]

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Lack of commas in law leads to unusual medical marijuana ruling

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By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Arizona’s medical-marijuana law is so vague, the state can’t prosecute patients who sell pot to other patients, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled. The offbeat, July 2 ruling and dismissal of a criminal case by Judge Richard Fields has the potential to open up all sorts [...]

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Political Insider: I’m too sexy for my shirt – Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich’s tweet featured

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Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, Mary Jo Pitzl and Alia Beard Rau | The Republic I’m too sexy for my shirt … The biggest splash of Republican gov candidate Frank Riggs’ campaign wasn’t the announcement of his candidacy or the endorsement he snagged from former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum. What had tongues wagging? His muscular torso. His [...]

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AZ Talk: Should officials keep fighting legalized pot?

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The Arizona Republic AZ Talk brings you a cross-section of opinion from your fellow Arizonans, young and old, male and female, working class and white collar. TODAY’S QUESTION: Do you agree with Arizona law-enforcement officials who oppose legalizing marijuana? Continued:

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[COLUMN] Legalize pot, tax it to help schools

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Posted By   2 weeks ago

By Linda Valdez, columnist | azcentral.com (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) Legalizing marijuana in Arizona is the solution to school funding problems that aren’t likely to go away anytime soon. A Superior Court judge says the state owes K-12 schools $317 million — and the tab could go higher [...]

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