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Four Democratic candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission — one of the most powerful elected bodies in the state — will debate Sunday afternoon, moderated by TucsonSentinel.com Editor Dylan Smith. Read more»

Workers from SolarH20 install solar panels on the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson in May.

An emerging industry working hard to take root in our state has been undermined by a so-called conservative Republican commission. Instead of nurturing what we have, this year the ACC took a hatchet to it. Read more» 2

A Tucson independent has been appointed to the commission that oversees Arizona's public campaign financing. Thomas Koester, a former Morgan Stanley vice president, will sit on the Citizen's Clean Elections Commission through 2016. Read more»

Twenty miles from the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, the new Energy Education Center will centralize information about the nuclear power plant.

In the event of an emergency at Arizona's Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, plant officials and government leaders will now have access to a $13.5 million center that will help them respond and share information with the public. Read more»