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Carbon free energy required by 2050 under Arizona Corporation Commission proposal

PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission has proposed that public utilities be carbon free by 2050, updating a plan enacted in 2006. If approved after hearings and public comment, it would help Arizona catch up with other Southwestern states that already have such regulations.


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

PHOENIX – As election results come in, the Secretary of State’s Office shows that two Republicans and a Democrat appear to be leading in the race for three Arizona Corporation Commission seats.


Corporation Commission: Affordable, reliable utilities a priority for Lea Márquez Peterson

Lea Márquez Peterson, seeking election to the seat she was appointed to in 2019, wants to bring change and integrity to the Arizona Corporation Commission.


APS wants to raise rates, but during pandemic, many Arizonans aren’t on board

PHOENIX – APS has proposed a $184 million rate hike, but opponents say that ignores the financial burden ratepayers have borne since March, when the COVID-19 pandemic was declared.


Panama confronts human traffickers where a major migration route bottlenecks

Migrants are increasingly paying organized criminal groups to take them through Central America and Mexico and into the U.S. illegally.


Confederate monuments removed in Arizona amid broader push

PHOENIX – The local chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy said it removed the monuments to be cleaned after they were vandalized.


Border wall opens – temporarily – for the annual Misa Fronteriza along the Rio Grande

EL PASO, Texas – El Pasoans, citizens of Ciudad Juarez and Las Cruces, N.M., gathered on opposite sides of the Rio Grande Canal to celebrate their religion and the bonds that transcend the border.


Phoenix’s Champion schools reimagine the relationship between sports and education

PHOENIX – One Phoenix charter school is using involvement in sports and physical training to build up students in and out of class.


Hung jury in trial of No More Deaths volunteer charged with harboring migrants

TUCSON – Humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren’s federal trial ended without a verdict.


No More Deaths isn’t on trial, prosecutor says in opening, Scott Warren is

TUCSON – The trial of Scott Warren, a volunteer for No More Deaths, gets underway in Tucson. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.


Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.


Election Day starts with ‘bumps’ and ends with long voting lines in Maricopa County

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said the election system faced some hiccups during voting Tuesday, and some voters had to deal with long waits, technical snafus and closed polling locations.