Past due: Lobbyists who missed the annual report deadline

Every year, organizations registered with the state as lobbying entities are required to file an annual lobbying activity report. Here’s a list of all the organizations that are registered as lobbying entities with the Secretary of State’s website, but which have not filed their report or asked for an exemption to the reporting requirements.

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ELECTIONS


1st quarter congressional campaign filings

By Andrew Long, Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting The first campaign finance reports of 2013 have been filed with the Federal Election Commission. Arizona’s incumbents raised about $1.4 million in receipts for the first quarter of the year. Democrat...

Inside our analysis of Arizona’s rejected ballots

By Brandon Quester, Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting Our commitment to accountability journalism continues today with an analysis of rejected ballots from last year’s presidential election. We compared the number and rate of rejected ballots from 2012 to...

ENVIRONMENT


Federal report recommends overhaul of U.S. chemical safety oversight

A federal task force identified sweeping shortfalls in the oversight of hazardous materials in the U.S., showing that short and long-term challenges exist to protect communities from the toxic and explosive chemicals stored at facilities across the nation and in Arizona.

U.S. oversight of ammonium nitrate insufficient, GAO says

Government agencies across the U.S. can’t regulate ammonium nitrate, the hazardous chemical compound that detonated in West, Texas, killing 15 people and injuring hundreds more, a congressional investigation has found. Emergency management agencies at the local, state and federal levels don’t know how many facilities in the U.S. store the hazardous chemical. A patchwork of outdated regulations, lack of communication between agencies, and a series of exemptions exist for reporting storage of ammonium nitrate, the U.S. Government Accountability Office report stated, which was publicly released May 21. These findings mirror a recent AZCIR and ABC15 investigation into Arizona oversight of ammonium nitrate.

POLITICS


APS employee drafted anti-solar letter signed by AZ congressmen

Rooftop solar companies are using deceptive marketing to push risky leases on consumers, and federal regulators need to step in. That was the message sent by six Arizona congressmen in letters to the Federal Trade Commission and the recently created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But one of those letters was originally drafted by an employee of Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest utility and one of the largest campaign donors for the group of lawmakers.

Federal report recommends overhaul of U.S. chemical safety oversight

A federal task force identified sweeping shortfalls in the oversight of hazardous materials in the U.S., showing that short and long-term challenges exist to protect communities from the toxic and explosive chemicals stored at facilities across the nation and in Arizona.

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