[EDITORIAL] Corporation Commission should ditch the elections

Screen Shot 2015-05-10 at 6.49.46 AMBy The Arizona Republic Editorial Board

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)

It is no longer in voters’ best interests to elect the people who set their electric rates.

Just as Arizona heads into a powerful electrical storm over its energy production, serious questions swirl about how independent an elected Arizona Corporation Commission can be when Arizona Public Service powerfully seeks to influence its members’ political futures. It is less clear these days who is regulating whom.

The solution: Arizona needs to join the 36 states that appoint their utility commissions, emphasizing expertise over electoral prowess.


Share this!

Additional Articles

Get Our Twice Weekly Newsletter!

* indicates required

Rose Law Group pc values “outrageous client service.” We pride ourselves on hyper-responsiveness to our clients’ needs and an extraordinary record of success in achieving our clients’ goals. We know we get results and our list of outstanding clients speaks to the quality of our work.

News Categories