With her e-mail, she included what she says is the text she submitted to the newspaper. There, at the bottom, is:
Jordan Rose is the Founder & Managing Partner of Rose Law Group in Scottsdale, Arizona. The largest woman-owned law firm in Arizona history, the firm specializes in land-use, water and renewable energy law, as well as commercial litigation.
The Republic, perhaps only to save space, deleted the second sentence. In doing so, it erased the fair notice to readers that Rose has a monetary incentive to push solar energy.
And let's face it, that means you've got to take with a grain of salt what she says about the supposed benefits of all those federal subsidies (which, by the way, we're borrowing money for).
We left a message at the Republic, but nobody's returned the call yet. We understand why employees might not want to answer their phones today.
Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.