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Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:04 am | Updated: 5:21 pm, Tue Apr 30, 2013.

Arizona Corporation Commissioner Brenda Burns says she has no plans to run for a second term.

Burns made the announcement Friday. She says she will continue to be a watchdog for Arizona ratepayers until her current term ends.

Burns says she would have liked to put off making the announcement until 2014, but she decided to come forward with her intentions in fairness to potential candidates and out of respect for the office.

A former state lawmaker, Burns was Arizona’s first woman to serve as the House majority leader and Senate president. The five-member Corporation Commission regulates public utilities and securities, enforces transportation safety and public service requirements, and handles the incorporation of businesses and organizations

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