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Corporation Commission director resigns amid concerns of conflict with APS

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By Ryan Randazzo, | Arizona Republic

The Arizona Republic’s Ryan Randazzo explains what the Arizona Corporation Commission does and how these five elected officials can have a big impact on your electric bill.

The executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission has resigned after four elected commissioners raised questions about his wife’s work with Arizona Public Service Co.

Commission Chairman Tom Forese and Commissioner Justin Olson suggested Ted Vogt resign for not disclosing his wife’s job. The commission regulates APS and other utilities.

Commissioners had suggested an emergency meeting to discuss whether Vogt was violating state law, but Vogt resigned before that meeting occurred.

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