Five candidates running for three open seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission will debate issues related to the commission, including utility regulation, solar power and recent controversies impacting almost all members of the commission. Incumbents Robert “Bob” Burns and Andy Tobin will be joined by others running for the office. Republican and former Chandler mayor Boyd Dunn, Democrats William “Bill” Mundell, a former commissioner and lawmaker, and former lawmaker Tom Chabin, will join the debate.
The Arizona Corporation Commission is best known for regulating utilities and setting their rates, but the commission has many other functions such as overseeing securities. Lately, almost every member of the commission has been steeped in various controversies. The five Republican candidates vying for three of the seats on the five-member commission will debate issues pertaining to the commission. They are incumbents Robert “Bob” Burns and Andy Tobin, along with the challengers: former judge Boyd Dunn, state lawmaker Rick Gray and former state lawmaker Al Melvin.
A half-dozen Arizona lawmakers went to Mexico City recently on mission to establish a permanent Arizona presence in that city and to seek out partnerships in the business and political worlds. House Speaker Andy Tobin led the mission, and will talk about trip.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has declined to declare the Yarnell Hill Fire area a disaster area. Also, the family of one of the firefighter’s killed in the blaze is fighting to get death benefits. House Speaker Andy Tobin will address those issue
Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin make their monthly appearance on Horizon to give an update on the legislative session, now about halfway through a self-imposed 100-day deadline.
Not satisfied with the new political boundaries drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission, House Speaker Andy Tobin has drawn his own congressional and legislative district maps that he wants voters to have an opportunity to approve. Speaker Tobin will speak about his alternative to the IRC maps.
When Kirk Adams recently stepped down as Speaker of the House to make a run for Congress, lawmakers wasted little time in selecting a replacement. Meet the new Speaker, Andy Tobin a Republican from Paulden, Arizona.