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[SUNDAY FEATURE] From Great Recession to great reshuffling

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The number of people living in America’s most distressed zip codes is shrinking as the nature of distress becomes more rural. Economic Innovation Group A decade ago, the financial crisis impacted our economy, our politics, and our society in ways few could have expected. Looking back now, we wondered: How did the Great Recession and […]

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Jordan Rose moderates panel of the best of the best homebuilders and developers in Arizona, all bullish on Pinal County

Posted by   6 days ago

By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter  From left Jeff Abrams, Chris Grogan, Jeff Gunderson, Mike Kern, Levi Shill, and Dennis Webb / Photo Callan Smith Top homebuilders gathered this morning to talk Pinal County housing for Pinal Partnership at Trilogy at Encanterra, a Shea Homes Master-Planned in San Tan Valley. The community was […]

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Gannett board fends off hostile takeover in victory for journalism

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The Arizona Republic building at 200 E. Van Buren St. in Phoenix Hedge fund fails to be seated on board of ‘Arizona Republic’-owned newspaper company Gannett shareholders voted to reject MNG Enterprises’ board nominees, siding with the USA TODAY owner as it attempts to fend off a hostile takeover bid by the hedge fund-controlled newspaper […]

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Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group attorney, talks opportunity zone guidance today with Arizona Commerce Authority

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Sign up for today’s Webinar, at 1 p.m. Arizona time, here: Arizona Commerce Authority The Arizona Commerce Authority invites you to join us for a webinar exploring the second round of guidance on Opportunity Zones and Funds. These proposed regulations, which were released in April, address critical issues for Opportunity Zone investing, including rules pertaining […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] In Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains, plans for the giant Rosemont mine have unleashed a battle

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Mine opponents say the open-pit mine would tear up the landscape, destroy springs and streams, and ravage habitat that provides a vital sanctuary for rare animals that roam the wilds of southern Arizona By Ian James and Priscilla Totiyapungprasert | Arizona Republic CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST — Sloping ridges descend from the rocky spine of the […]

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Rose Law Group Corporate law Attorney, Shruti Gurudati’s company televëda wins Fundraise Readiness Review from Canal Partners at SEEDSPOT Demo Day

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Shruti Gurudati, co-founder/CEO of televëda, presenting at DEMO Day. / Courtesy televëda 7 impact-driven entrepreneurs pitch for $20,000 in prizes at Demo Day By Bianca Buliga | SEEDSPOT On Thursday, May 9th, 150+ members of the Phoenix startup community gathered at the Phoenix Art Museum to watch seven innovative impact-driven ventures pitch their game-changing business […]

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The future of the burger

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Actresses Dorothy Sebastian and Joan Crawford, 1925. Photo: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone/Getty By Steve LeVine | Axios From every direction, the underpinnings of everyday life are under challenge — from the jobs Americans once held, to the allies we once embraced, to the decorum we tightly observed. Now, it’s the hamburger — the very-nearly patriotic staple of every […]

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Rose Law Group: A Ranking Arizona top law firm

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The Hopi Conference Room at Rose Law Group, showing off artistic style. / Courtesy Rose Law Group AZBigMedia Here are the Top 10 law firms in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and […]

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    Nascar buys International Speedway in Phoenix for $2 billion in cash

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    By John J. Edwards III and Yueqi Yang | Bloomberg Nascar Holdings Inc. agreed to buy International Speedway Corp. for about $2 billion in cash, more tightly combining two companies already controlled by the France family. Nascar raised its price to clinch the deal for the owner of famous stock-car racing venues including the Daytona […]

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    Mesa looks at trading cowboys for ‘zen’ development

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    KTAR By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Mesa Planning and Zoning Board is slated to consider plans to redevelop the former Rockin’ R Ranch restaurant site into a 90-unit townhouse project called Zen on Baseline. Pacific Rim Group owns the 6.8-acre, former cowboy themed restaurant site on Baseline Road west of Power […]

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    East Valley rezoning case centers on medical marijuana

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The city of Mesa is considering a rezoning proposal to allow a medical marijuana dispensary locate at a commercial center on Baseline Road between Country Club Drive and Alma School Road. The owners of the center at 535 West Baseline Road are asking Mesa to rezone the […]

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    Infill, boutique apartments proposed in Old Town Scottsdale

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    Scottsdale City Council approved the Sienna Hills Phase 2 final plat at its regular meeting on Jan. 8 at 3939 Drinkwater Boulevard. / Scottsdale Independent By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Clayton Companies wants to redevelop four parcels in Old Town Scottsdale at 75th and Second Streets into a new infill, boutique […]

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    [REGIONAL NEWS] Repurposed mining land offers affordable mixed housing options

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    Daybreak offers a variety of garden court or cluster products on smaller lots arranged around a common green space. These home types create more affordable economics for families with children who still desire directly adjacent open space for children and families to recreate. / NAHB Now NAHB Now Daybreak, a mixed-use, walkable community in South […]

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    Gilbert breaks ground on $85M police and firefighter training facility

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    Facebook Photo / G‎ilbert Police Department / KTAR KTAR Longtime plans for an East Valley police and firefighter training facility are becoming a reality. Gilbert broke ground Monday on an $84.6 million public safety training facility on the northeast corner of Power and Pecos roads. Gilbert Police Chief Mike Soelberg told KTAR News 92.3 FM the groundbreaking […]

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    ICSC Research: How to mix uses for maximum convenience

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    Twitter Real Estate Daily News Incorporating nonretail tenants and other uses into a development takes lots of planning and needs to go beyond simply sticking them wherever there is space. After all, the primary benefit of mixing uses comes from skillfully placing these uses in strategic proximity to each other to maximize their convenience to the […]

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    First luxury apartment community to Vail

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    By Karen Schutte | Real Estate Daily News The Vail Voice reported recently that Vail Arizona, a submarket of eastside Tucson, is getting its first luxury apartment complex. HSL Properties (HSL) is constructing a 312-unit luxury apartment complex in Rita Ranch at 9410 E Valencia Road, at the southeast corner of the Valencia and Nexus, adjoining […]

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      Budget would force Flagstaff to pay state for minimum wage costs

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      Photo by Matt Boulton | Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0 By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Flagstaff voters who twice approved a $15 minimum wage may soon find their city on the hook to pay for some of the extra costs that state is incurring because of it. One of the budget bills that legislative leadership introduced […]

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      Keep politics out of the classroom or she won’t vote for education budget

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      Supporters of #RedforEd at a protest hosted by the Arizona Education Association at the Arizona State Capitol on April 30, 2018. Photo by Gage Skidmore | Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0 Other Republicans have conditions for their votes By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Rep. Kelly Townsend says she won’t vote for the K-12 education portion of […]

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      Senate kills effort to study realigning Santa Cruz, Cochise counties

      Posted by   16 hours ago

      State Sen. Andrea Dalessandro, D-Green Valley, helped kill the county realignment effort by calling a vote for the study committee “anti-Republican ranchers and anti-produce industry.”/Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star 2015 By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Aizona Daily Star  It looks like residents of Patagonia, Sonoita and Elgin are going to remain […]

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      Republicans brace for budget battle as Dems sit on sideline

      Posted by   20 hours ago

      By Ben Giles and Julia Shumway | Arizona Capitol Times An $11.8 billion spending plan was introduced in the Arizona Legislature late Tuesday afternoon, setting GOP leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey on a collision course with a handful of Republican senators who said they’ll vote no on the budget deal. Four Republican senators have declared […]

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      Move afoot to ban high rates on title loans

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      By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via East Valley Tribune Saying the rates they charge amount to usury, backers of a new initiative seek to outlaw title loans — or at least the interest they are allowed to charge. Legal papers filed last week indicate voters could be asked next year to remove the […]

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      Budget deal imperiled in Senate, where 4 Republicans oppose spending plan

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      GOP Sens. Paul Boyer, Heather Carter, J.D. Mesnard and Michelle Ugenti-Rita have drawn lines in the sand over a handful of issues that they said will keep them from supporting the $11.9 billion budget plan  By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror The budget agreement between legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey is in jeopardy in […]

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      Arizona GOP House, Senate leaders cut budget deal with Gov. Ducey. But will it gain support?

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      Democrats are not part of the deal. By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Republic  Arizona Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey have reached a budget agreement, leaders of both chambers confirmed on Sunday. Legislative leaders plan to discuss the deal with members of the House and Senate on Monday, Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, told The […]

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      Conflict swirls around bill to honor fallen Navy SEAL

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      Charles Keating IV /U.S. Navy photo/Released By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times The highest peak in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park is at the center of a debate weighing the memory of fallen heroes against ancient traditions. Rep. Tony Rivero, R-Peoria, is the sponsor of House Bill 2315, which proposes to name it “Charles […]

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        [REGIONAL NEWS] Nevada Senate passes bill that would give Electoral College votes to winner of national popular vote

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        By Morgan Gstalter | The Hill The Nevada Senate passed a bill that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the presidential election’s national popular vote, sending the legislation to the desk of Gov. Steve Sisolak (D). The state Senate passed the measure on a 12-8 vote on Tuesday, CNN reported. […]

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        Betty Guardado, Carlos Garcia poised to be new faces on Phoenix City Council

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        Photo courtesy Betty Guardado for Phoenix City Council / Facebook By Laura Gómez | Arizona Mirror Union organizer Betty Guardado will be the new representative for District 5 in West Phoenix, unseating councilwoman Vania Guevara, and immigrant rights activist Carlos Garcia is poised to defeat former councilman Mike Johnson in District 8, according to preliminary […]

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        Republicans brace for budget battle as Dems sit on sideline

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        By Ben Giles and Julia Shumway | Arizona Capitol Times An $11.8 billion spending plan was introduced in the Arizona Legislature late Tuesday afternoon, setting GOP leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey on a collision course with a handful of Republican senators who said they’ll vote no on the budget deal. Four Republican senators have declared […]

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        Progressives at a party dinner let Sinema have it for her votes

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        Four members of Progressive Democrats for America protest during U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s speech at an Arizona Democratic Party dinner on May 19. /Photo via Facebook/Redeem Robinson By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror A group of progressives used an Arizona Democratic Party dinner on May 20 as an opportunity to let U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema […]

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        Trump to nominate Arizona’s Barbara Barrett for Secretary of U.S. Air Force

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        Barrett, 68, of Paradise Valley, is a certified jet pilot and is the first civilian woman pilot to land an F-18 fighter on an aircraft carrier.  By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic  Barbara Barrett, the former ambassador and Arizona gubernatorial candidate who married the former CEO of Intel, will be […]

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        [GUEST COLUMN] Campana: Historic 1990s efforts by Drinkwater, Goddard

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        By Sam Campana | Scottsdale Independent Former Scottsdale Mayor Herb Drinkwater at his desk in 1985. Mr. Drinkwater was mayor from 1980 to 1996. / Photo by Scottsdale Historical Society / Scottsdale Independent Terry Goddard, former mayor of Phoenix, was part of a compelling series of speakers that shared their personal and professional thoughts this […]

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        Scottsdale to vote on flight path changes for Sky Harbor

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        By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Scottsdale City Council will consider a resolution at its meeting tonight to send the Federal Aviation Administration proposed changes to flight paths at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Some Scottsdale residents don’t like flight paths in and out of Sky Harbor. The city of Scottsdale has  […]

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        It’s election day in Phoenix: Here’s what you need to know before you vote

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        Vania Guevara By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic Voters will decide today who will represent west and south Phoenix, ending a year of uncertainty on the Phoenix City Council. Both districts represent diverse, underserved communities that are hungry for a leader who will fight at City Hall to get a fair share of resources for the historically […]

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          LGBT couples told ‘You’re ‘out of wedlock,’ kids aren’t citizens; such action obstructs our core values, says Audra Petrolle, Rose Law Group family law attorney

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          Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/Photos Getty Children of U.S. citizens are falling victim to a policy that de-recognizes their parents’ marriage—and strips them of their birthright citizenship By Scott Bixby | Daily Beast No parent can ever be fully prepared for the arrival of a new baby. But when Roee and Adiel Kiviti […]

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          Unmarried couples living together have no legal rights across the pond; common-law marriage slow in coming to Arizona, says Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner & director Family Law Department

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          By Natalie Gil | refinery29.com Cohabitating unmarried couples are the fastest growing family type in the UK but a large proportion of people are unaware of their legal rights within these arrangements. Almost half (46%) of people mistakenly believe that cohabitating couples form a “common law marriage” and enjoy the same protection as married couples, […]

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          Investigation: Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen involved in questionable adoptions

          Posted by   6 months ago

          By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen, an elected official in charge of property valuation, is facing national scrutiny for his involvement in questionable adoptions from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, according to an investigation by Honolulu Civil Beat. The non-profit media entity released a two-part investigation late last week […]

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          Fight over wedding invitations for same-sex couples heads to Arizona Supreme Court

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            Invitation designers are challenging the law because they do not want to design for same-sex couples By Jessica Boehm | Arizona The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a case filed by wedding-invitation designers who are challenging a Phoenix law protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination. The evangelical […]

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          Children’s best interest trumps parental rights, state Supreme Court says; analysis provided by Rose Law Group partner, director Family Law, Kaine Fisher

          Posted by   8 months ago

          By Mary Jo Pitzl | Arizona Republic A judge’s decision that it was in the best interest of two children for their mother to lose parental rights was correct, the state Supreme Court found, reversing an earlier decision that such a move was based on shaky facts. The unanimous ruling last week made clear that […]

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          Court rejects challenge to Native American law on adoptions

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          By Mary Jo Pitzl | The Republic The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a case challenging a federal law that requires Native American children removed from their parents to be placed with a Native family. The court’s ruling comes in a case brought by the Goldwater Institute on behalf of several Arizona couples […]

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          Jilted husband wins multi-million lawsuit after suing wife’s boyfriend; some of Arizona law prohibits such suits, notes Rose Law Group attorney Audra Petrolle

          Posted by   10 months ago

          Man wins $8 million after suing over wife’s affair A Texas man’s affair with a North Carolina man’s wife will cost him nearly $9 million dollars after the husband sued, citing an obscure law. Durham County Superior Court judge Orlando Hudson awarded BMX stunt show owner, Kieth King, more than $2.2 million in compensatory damages, […]

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          Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner and director of Family Law Department, talks to ‘AZ Big Media’ about selfies and divorce

          Posted by   10 months ago

          AZ Big Media When we think of family law and divorce, we may think of everything from bitter bickering over who gets the house to battles over child support. However, something we might not consider, but we need to, is the role technology could play in your case. “That’s the first thing I think of, that […]

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            Poll: Majority of Arizonans, even Republicans, believe in climate change

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            Pexels Photo KTAR.com Regardless of political affiliation or age, a majority of Arizonans believe climate change is occurring, according to a poll released Tuesday. The OH Predictive Insights poll found that 69% of Arizonans said they believed climate change was happening. “The existence of global warming has been hotly debated in the last decade, but […]

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            These huge new wind turbines are a marvel. They’re also the future.

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            The GE Haliade-X, a big-ass wind turbine.  The latest model has blades longer than football fields By David Roberts | Vox The declining price of solar power gets more press, but there are big things happening in wind technology too. And I mean big. The math on wind turbines is pretty simple: Bigger is better. […]

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            [REGIONAL NEWS] California floating the notion of banning gas-powered cars

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            By Chris Woodyard | USA TODAY  California without gasoline-burning cars? The idea is starting to be floated. A top regulator came close Thursday, but ultimately backed away from directly raising the notion of giving the boot to exhaust-belching automobiles, a staple of life in the freeway-happy Golden State for more than a century. Speaking at […]

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            Big solar land deal closes in Pinal involving same power player who forged Lucid Motors, Nikola Motor plants

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            Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Saint Holdings By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Pinal County is home to two of the most innovative and disruptive deals in the country — Lucid Motors’ planned $700 million electric car plant in Casa Grande and Nikola Motor’s planned hydrogen and electric powered truck plant in Coolidge. […]

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            California activist Tom Steyer jumps into APS fight, encourages protest over rate hike

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            Billionaire activist Tom Steyer is joining the fight to overturn a 2017 rate hike for APS that has drawn complaints from thousands of customers. /Photo: H. Darr Beiser/USA Today By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic  The billionaire California activist who went head to head with Arizona Public Service Co. last year over a clean-energy ballot […]

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            [SUNDAY FEATURE] In Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains, plans for the giant Rosemont mine have unleashed a battle

            Posted by   2 weeks ago

            Mine opponents say the open-pit mine would tear up the landscape, destroy springs and streams, and ravage habitat that provides a vital sanctuary for rare animals that roam the wilds of southern Arizona By Ian James and Priscilla Totiyapungprasert | Arizona Republic CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST — Sloping ridges descend from the rocky spine of the […]

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            [REGIONAL NEWS] Trump plan to allow new fracking on California coast, Central Valley moves forward

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             Hydraulic fracturing is currently used on between 10 to 20 percent of all oil and gas wells on public lands in Central California managed by the Bureau of Land Management Bakersfield Field Office. /Courtesy BLM By Emily Cadel and Monica Vaughan | Sacramento Bee California, the third-largest oil producing state in the nation, on Wednesday, […]

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            [REGIONAL NEWS] Trump administration moves forward with final rule to allow new California drilling

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            By Miranda Green | The Hill Trump administration moves forward with final rule to allow new California drilling The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with its plan to open up hundreds of thousands of acres on California’s Central Coast to oil and gas drilling. The effort comes despite opposition from Democratic officials in the Golden […]

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              Equestrian Federation reins in CBD use; Laura Bianchi and Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partners, comment

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              US Equestrian Tasked with protecting the welfare of equine athletes and ensuring the balance of competition, the US Equestrian Federation (USEF) Equine Drugs and Medications Program consistently monitors new products and product claims. From time to time, new products appear on the equine supplement market claiming to enhance a horse’s performance. Over the last several […]

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              Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group regulatory attorney, talks to 12 News about opening banking to cannabis businesses

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              12 News The marijuana industry has no place to put their money. Because the sale of pot goes against federal law even medical marijuana facilities can’t put their cash in a bank. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is pushing for a law that would change all that.

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              Arizona AG: Medical marijuana industry should have access to banks; ‘essential,’ says Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Cannabis Department

              Posted by   2 weeks ago

              Twitter By Russ Wiles | Arizona Republic Marijuana-related businesses should have access to the banking system to boost tax collections and reduce crime, according to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, with 37 other state and territorial attorneys general who are urging passage of federal legislation. The attorneys general sent a letter to congressional leaders on May 8, urging them […]

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              [REGIONAL NEWS] Patient-advocate groups drop claim church influenced medical marijuana changes

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              Supporters of Proposition 2 picked up T-shirts and lawn signs during a kick-off rally in Midvale./The Salt Lake Tribune | Kathy Stephenson By Annie Knox | Deseret News Patient advocacy groups in Utah have dropped their argument in a legal challenge that lawmakers made broad changes to a voter-approved plan legalizing medical marijuana at the […]

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              2020 marijuana legalization effort prepping for launch

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              By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Advocates of legalized marijuana are hoping to take the lessons they learned from their defeat in 2016 and put them to good use next year. The campaign for a 2020 citizen initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona hopes to launch in late May or early June. Political consultant […]

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              [REGIONAL NEWS] ‘Getting worse, not better’: Illegal pot market booming in California despite legalization

              Posted by   3 weeks ago

              A worker packages cannabis at the CMX Distribution facility in Costa Mesa, Calif. The center is a licensed medical marijuana distributor./CreditJenna Schoenefeld for The New York Times By Thomas Fuller | The New York Times In the forests of Northern California, raids by law enforcement officials continue to uncover illicit marijuana farms. In Southern California, […]

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              Cannabis, marijuana, weed, pot? Just call It a job machine

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              Photo Jim Wilson / The New York Times By Conor Dougherty | The New York Times David Dancer is a 48-year-old marketing executive who has worked for big brands like Charles Schwab and Teleflora. A year ago, he got a call from a recruiter for a different kind of company: MedMen, a cannabis retailer that has […]

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              [REGIONAL NEWS] Utah is allowing only 10 cannabis farms. Will that be enough to supply the state’s new medical marijuana program?

              Posted by   1 month ago

              By Bethany Rodgers If the cannabis industry perfectly complied with Utah’s expectations, it would grow 84,292.98 plants annually. These perfectly obedient plants would offer 10.4 million grams of THC (marijuana’s psychoactive compound), enough to supply exactly 100,000 patients with 2 grams of cannabinoids per week for the entire year.  Illustration by Christopher Cherrington / The […]

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                The end of YouTube?

                Posted by   2 months ago

                By Evan Bolick | Rose Law Group litigator The European Union (EU) just passed a law holding Google, which owns YouTube, directly responsible for the upload of any material infringing copyrights to YouTube. The potential consequences are alarming and jeopardize the very existence of YouTube, or at least YouTube as we know it. Initially, this […]

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                UA professor cautions senators to go slow in bid to protect personal data

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                  By Andrew Howard | Cronkite News A University of Arizona law professor cautioned members of a U.S.  Senate panel Tuesday against rushing into data privacy laws that could wind up hurting consumers. Jane Bambauer said she was “delighted” to see lawmakers considering federal laws on data privacy, but said they should not follow laws […]

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                Speaker aims to regulate commercial use of biometric data

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                  By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror A bill proposed by House Speaker Rusty Bowers would make it illegal for a company to use biometric data for commercial purposes. House Bill 2478 states that a person may not enroll an individual’s biometric information into a database for commercial use unless certain criteria are met. Anyone […]

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                Arizona bill addresses data privacy

                Posted by   4 months ago

                By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror Websites like Facebook are facing almost weekly controversies over their use of user data, and now the Arizona Legislature is looking at a possible remedy. But it seems unlikely that the bill would affect any of the large online data-collectors. House Bill 2259 proposed by Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, […]

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                Gatwick and Heathrow Airports buying anti-drone equipment; Troy Roberts, chairman of Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Emerging Technologies, says legal issues could be ahead

                Posted by   5 months ago

                BBC Anti-drone equipment was deployed by the RAF at Gatwick until this week Gatwick and Heathrow are to spend millions of pounds on anti-drone technology following the disruption at the Sussex airport before Christmas. The equipment, which can detect and jam communications between a drone and its operator, was deployed by the RAF on a […]

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                [REGIONAL NEWS] Utah could be the first state in the U.S. to pass a ‘digital privacy’ law

                Posted by   5 months ago

                  FOX 14/KSTU Utah may be the first state to create a digital privacy law, providing additional protections for emails, instant messages, and other online data. A state lawmaker, Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City, introduced a bill that he hopes would ensure law enforcement and tech companies understand that people have the right to […]

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                The significance of investing in Opportunity Zones; comment from Dan Gauthier,  Rose Law Group transactional attorney

                Posted by   5 months ago

                  By Elie Rieder | Forbes The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created quite a stir when it was first drafted and eventually passed, with all sides of the political spectrum arguing for and against the proposed changes. It is unfortunate, but commonplace now, that within Congress there are tremendous divides on just about every […]

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                The case for taking AI seriously as a threat to humanity; Troy Roberts Chairman of Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Emerging Technologies comments

                Posted by   5 months ago

                By Kelsey Piper | Vox ephen Hawking has said, “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” Elon Musk claims that AI is humanity’s “biggest existential threat.” That might have people asking: Wait, what? But these grand worries are rooted in research. Along with Hawking and Musk, prominent figures at […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/22/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox Phoenix becomes a powerhouse in data center development; incentives key, says Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose. With Goodyear seeing “the biggest jump in data center […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/21/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox Another BIG Opportunity-Zone Question — for Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments. You ask, Dan Gauthier answers! Here’s the question, the second of five […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/20/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox One BIG Question — for Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments. The Federal Government  recently gave more guidance on Opportunity Zone regulation. […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/17/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox What did you do yesterday? Goodyear City Manager Julie Arendall. From economic development projects to getting briefings on police activity to helping her daughter with a lasagna […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/16/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox Female-led land investment firm buys first parcel in West Valley.(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents SLM Land Holdings.) “Anita Verma-Lallian, Eileen Jain Sahai and Smita Patil Mehta formed […]

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                  Cameron’s $5M + deals of the day

                  Posted by   7 days ago

                  Cameron Carter, Director of Rose Law Group’s Transactional Real Estate Department, thinks you need to know about these transactions in Maricopa County. Price: $22.5M Buyer: Drawbridge Desert Canyon, LLC c/o Draw Seller: BOZ AZ Desert Canyon, LLC c/o Bridge Investment G Property Type: Commercial Property Size: 405,866 Acres Location: 2411 W. Peoria Avenue, Phoenix APN: 149-09-020 Financing: Cash To […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/15/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group attorney, talks opportunity zone guidance today with Arizona Commerce Authority. The Arizona Commerce Authority extends an invitation for its webinar today exploring the […]

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                  The Dealmaker: 5/14/2019

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                  The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox Buckeye regulations uniquely bad for homebuilders. City of Buckeye building requirements for new subdivisions are adding months to new development timelines and increasing costs for builders and homebuyers. RLGR. http://bit.ly/2JEgpZjThomas […]

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