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Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape

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Bell Aerospace’s lunar flying vehicle just after liftoff at a demonstration for Nasa in Hopi Buttes Volcanic Field northeast of Flagstaff, August 1966. /Photograph: USGS, F866259 Tranquility Base, Arizona: the astronauts’ moon training ground All 24 men who flew to the moon with the Apollo program trained in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields […]

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He took down dams, freed wolves and preserved wildlands. Bruce Babbitt is still at work

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Babbitt played a central role in some of the country’s biggest environmental decisions. On a 6-mile hike, the former Arizona governor and interior secretary reflects on his career, politics, and why conserving wilderness matters. By Ian James | Arizona Republic SEDONA — The rising sun was just starting to light up the tops of the […]

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Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona: Rose Law Group Hero of the Month

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A Purple Heart medal that was mistakenly donated to a Tucson Goodwill will be returned to the family of its original recipient. Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona posted about the misplaced medal of honor on its Facebook page on Monday. By Thursday, Goodwill had successfully tracked down the family the medal belonged to, and they’ll […]

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Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president, recognized by ‘The Business Journals’ as one of the top 100 national Influencers in law – amongst just 3 from Arizona

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Jordan Rose By Mark Mensheha | The Business Journals They’re on the phone when counsel is needed. They’re in the room when an agreement is being finalized. In short, they’re the ones making sure the dotted i’s and crossed t’s do what they’re supposed to do upon a deal’s completion. And it’s in large part because […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Queen Creek woman kicks her way into men’s football

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The journey to where Becca Longo is today wasn’t easy. How did she get there? By Oliver Hamilton | Ninja Journalist Becca Longo has for years proved that gender norms can be challenged, even in football. In 2017, she made history by being the first woman to break a critical glass ceiling, signaling a greater […]

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Arizona ranked among top 20 most patriotic states

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Getty Images Photo/Paul Morigi for Capitol Concerts KTAR If you’re spending the Fourth of July in Arizona, you’re celebrating the holiday in one of the top 20 most patriotic states in the nation. WalletHub compared all 50 states across 13 indicators to find which ones were best at showing their national pride. “We looked at […]

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After Gov. Ducey’s Twitter rant, what’s next for the planned Nike plant in Goodyear?

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By Joshua Bowling | Arizona Republic A proposed Nike plant in Goodyear, which stirred criticism from Gov. Doug Ducey Tuesday, may not even be fully operational until the two-term governor leaves office in 2023. Ducey, in a string of 2 a.m. tweets, ripped the company’s decision to pull a shoe featuring an early design of […]

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    Female-led investment group makes another West Valley land purchase

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    Eileen Jain Sahai, Anita Verma-Lallian and Smita Patil Mehta started SLM Land Holdings. / Phoenix Business Journal Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents SLM Land Holdings Firm is buying up land with long-term development potential By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal SLM Land Holdings — a real estate investment firm led by Anita Verma-Lallian, Eileen Jain Sahai and Smita […]

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    Camelot Homes files plans for gated Scottsdale community

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Camelot Homes has filed zoning and land use plans with the city of Scottsdale for a planned private gated 22-home development at Happy Valley and Alma School roads. The Happy Valley 18 project is proposed for 29 acres of land in north Scottsdale. Home sites would range […]

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    Peoria, Yuma slated for big State Trust Land annexations

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The City of Peoria is poised to annex 1,120 acres of State Trust Land across 10 different parcels. The State Selection Board, which includes Gov. Doug Ducey and State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, were briefed on the planned Peoria annexations this week. State Trust Land slated to be […]

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    Interviews with Californians who moved to greener pastures (like Arizona)

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    ‘I felt like I was chased out of my own home state’ By Cathy Grimes | California Globe Everyone is piling on California these days, and for many valid reasons. California is always ranked as one of the worst states in the country in which to run a business, while many other states are ranked […]

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    Swire Coca-Cola to double Glendale facility

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    Swire Coca-Cola of Glendale will expand its facility by 160,000 square feet. New parts of the facility are expected to open by early 2020. / Photo courtesy Jenifer Jessep / Glendale Star By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor | The Glendale Star Swire Coca-Cola will double its Glendale sales and distribution center to 300,000 square feet by […]

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    What’s up with The Blocks of Roosevelt Row?

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    Checking out new construction south of the former Flowers building. /Lynn Trimble / Phoenix New Times By Lynn Trimble | Phoenix New Times Despite the noise of new construction in Roosevelt Row, one developer has been strangely silent about a project that’s been years in the making. Work is clearly underway on a new building […]

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    What qualifies as a ‘dream neighborhood’?

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    REALTOR Magazine Seventy percent of homeowners say they’re not currently living in their dream neighborhood, according to a new survey of more than 2,000 respondents from Improvenet, a website focused on home improvement. The other 30% says that their dream neighborhood is located in a different town; 20% of that group say it’s three to […]

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    Sagewood underway with $100M Phase II apartments, dining and more

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    Phase II will be the largest addition to the community since opening in 2010. / Submitted photo / Scottsdale Independent Scottsdale Independent Sagewood, a Life Plan Community focused on independence and well-being, is underway with Phase II. The project entails adding 220,000 square feet across 3.5 acres including 101 independent living apartment homes, new restaurants […]

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      Rep. Longdon raising money for schools by offering to shave her hair

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      “My hair has been a running joke for a long time,” she told Arizona Mirror. By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror Would you shave your head to raise money for schools in your area? That’s what Rep. Jennifer Longdon, D-Phoenix, is willing to do.  Longdon launched the “Shave it or Save it” fundraiser to raise […]

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      Government agendas for week of July 22 – 26th, 2019

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      Cities and Towns: 7-25 Phoenix ZA hearing 7-22 Casa Grande study session 7-22 Coolidge council meeting 7-24 Oro Valley council meeting 7-24 Page council meeting 7-22 Safford council meeting and work session Counties: 7-23 Cochise BOS 7-23 Gila BOS 7-22 Pima BOS 7-22 Yuma BOS

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      Dems vying to be Tucson’s next mayor clash on campaign promises, political records

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      Mayoral candidates Steve Farley, Randi Dorman and Regina Romero debate in front of an audience on Tuesday night at Rincon High School. /Image courtesy of the Pima County Democratic Party. By Joe Ferguson | Arizona Daily Star   The three Democrats running to be Tucson’s next mayor repeatedly clashed in a debate Thursday night over their […]

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      [OPINION] Proposition 105 and 106 are bad for Phoenix

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      Laura Pastor and Debra Stark (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) By Debra Stark and Laura Pastor | Arizona Capitol Times The City of Phoenix is heading in the right direction. We have a strong community of residents, volunteers, staff, and city councilmembers who work hard every day to protect the […]

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      [REGIONAL NEWS] Berkeley removes gendered words such as ‘manhole’ from its city codes

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      What about this word? But why? The city of Berkeley, Calif., is going to replace all gendered words in its city codes — such as “manpower” and “manhole” — with gender-neutral ones such as “human effort” and “maintenance hole.” It will also replace all gender-specific pronouns (like “she” and “he”) with “they.” The new ordinance […]

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      Three candidates for Maricopa County Attorney would stop charging pot possession

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      Ryan Tait By Steven Hsieh | Phoenix New Times Three Democrats said they would stop charging marijuana possession cases if they won the 2020 election for Maricopa County Attorney, a powerful office that handles prosecutions for the largest court jurisdiction in Arizona. Criminal defense attorneys Ryan Tait and Robert McWhirter, along with business lawyer Julie […]

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      [OPINION] Sunnucks: Scottsdale bond pursuit is honest, transparent effort

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      Mike Sunnucks By Mike Sunnucks | Scottsdale Independent We saw a recent letter to the editor asking for more transparency in the upcoming bonds elections. That is exactly what the city of Scottsdale’s bond program (Questions 1, 2 and 3) has been built upon. All 58 bond projects in the three bond questions are listed online by […]

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      4 Arizona Democrats vote to condemn Trump ‘go back’ tweets; 4 Republicans oppose

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      Biggs, Gosar didn’t show up By Miranda Faulkner | Cronkite News Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The House Tuesday condemned President Donald Trump’s “racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred” in response to the president’s tweets that progressive congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they originally came from. The 240-187 vote came […]

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        Now some families are hiring coaches to help them raise phone-free children

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        Screen consultants are here to help you remember life before smartphones and tablets. (Spoiler: get a dog!) By Nellie Bowles | The New York Times Parents around the country, alarmed by the steady patter of studies around screen time, are trying to turn back time to the era before smartphones. But it’s not easy to […]

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        Separate bank accounts will not protect your money in a divorce; insulate separate assets says Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner and director of Family Law Department

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        By Megan Leonhardt | CNBC Millennials, once again, are doing things differently than prior generations. It turns out 28% are forgoing the traditional joint bank account after marriage and opting to keep their finances completely separate, according to a Bank of America survey. That’s more than double the number of Gen X and baby boomer couples […]

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        U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear Indian Child Welfare case; curtailing Indian Child Welfare Act would be an intrusion on sovereignty, says Rose Law Group Family Law Attorney Audra Petrolle

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        By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The U.S. Supreme Court has rebuffed a bid to void a federal law that challengers claim is racist because it places the desires and rights of Native American tribes over the constitutionally protected best interests of children. That, however, does not mean the justices […]

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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

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        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

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        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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          Tucson Electric shut off customers 15,000 times in 2018, documents say

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          Tucson Electric Power in downtown Tucson on May 8, 2019.Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star By David Wichner | Arizona Daily Star Tucson Electric Power Co. disconnected customers more than 15,000 times for nonpayment last year, according to documents filed with the Arizona Corporation Commission as part of its recently adopted summertime ban on disconnecting […]

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          House panel OKs bills to rein in mining around Grand Canyon, elsewhere

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          Canyon Mine uses water cannons to evaporate water from its holding pond near the mine shaft. (Blake McCord/Grand Canyon Trust) By Miranda Faulkner | Cronkite News Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments Wednesday before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico. […]

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          Land-use changes considered for 795-acre solar energy farm off Interstate 8

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          By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Pinal County officials are looking at the re-designation of 795 acres of land southwest of Casa Grande off Interstate 8 for a large solar energy development. EDP Renewables North America LLC wants to develop the Casa Grande Carmel Solar Park on a wide swath of land at […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] Acres of destruction left by Colorado’s historic avalanche season are also delivering climate change evidence

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          Two student researchers were sent with chainsaws to a debris field above Silverton, Colorado, to collect tree-ring specimens for dendrochronologists looking for data about the avalanche cycle in Colorado. /Nina Riggio/Special to The Colorado Sun Researchers think secrets hidden in the rings of millions of felled trees may reveal the relationship between climate and avalanche […]

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          He took down dams, freed wolves and preserved wildlands. Bruce Babbitt is still at work

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          Babbitt played a central role in some of the country’s biggest environmental decisions. On a 6-mile hike, the former Arizona governor and interior secretary reflects on his career, politics, and why conserving wilderness matters. By Ian James | Arizona Republic SEDONA — The rising sun was just starting to light up the tops of the […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] Ridgecrest earthquake packed the power of 45 nuclear bombs, but its impact was muted

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          A house fire broke out after an earthquake in Ridgecrest, California, on Thursday morning./abc7News Impact from 7.1 quake (Los Angeles Times) By Rong –Gong Lin | San Diego Union-Tribune  When the magnitude 7.1 earthquake ruptured the earth in the Mojave Desert, it packed the energy of 45 nuclear bombs of the type that fell on […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] California Lawmakers give utilities a backstop on wildfire liability

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          wooded area of Northern California ravaged by a 2015 wildfire that was started by a Pacific Gas & Electric power line. The utility, which has filed for bankruptcy, has estimated its wildfire liabilities at more than $30 billion/Credit Max Whittaker for The New York Times By Ivan Penn and Peter Eavis | The New York […]

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            [REGIONAL NEWS] How Nevada plans to solve the marijuana banking problem

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            Under a three-year pilot program, Nevada will allow marijuana businesses and consumers to deal in electronic tokens. The state is drawing inspiration from the gambling industry to get cannabis businesses access to banks By Liz Farmer | Governing Nevada hopes to be the first state to create its own banking system for the booming marijuana […]

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            Congratulations to Rose Law Group client and friend, Sara Gullickson, for being the country’s first woman CEO of a U.S. publicly traded cannabis company

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            Sara Gullickson, CEO of Item 9 Labs. / Zee Peralta / Phoenix New Times By Megan Boyanton | Phoenix New Times Sara Gullickson floated around the private dining room with a warm smile, shaking hands and chatting with dozens of venture capitalists, nightclub owners, real estate magnates, and former politicians who traveled from across the […]

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            Podcast: Why Arizona will probably legalize recreational marijuana in 2020; would be ‘a boon to the industry,’ says Rose Law Group Partner and Cannabis Dept. Director, Laura Bianchi

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            By Taylor Seely | Arizona Republic First, Arizona legalized medical marijuana in 2010. Then came a failed attempt to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016. Now, those in the state’s marijuana industry are giddy at the thought of the future. Why? Political insiders don’t think Gov. Doug Ducey will fundraise or campaign against recreational marijuana legalization in 2020 like he did in 2016. […]

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            Rose Law Group Partner and Cannabis Dept. Director Laura Bianchi says cannabis extracts case a big win for Arizona’s medical marijuana industry

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            By Tim Royan | Cronkite News Marijuana-laced massage oils, vaping products and brownies and other edibles likely will emerge as the future of the multimillion-dollar medical marijuana industry in Arizona, thanks to last month’s key court decision, industry representatives say. Concentrates, or extracts of the active ingredients in marijuana, such as THC and CBD, are […]

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            Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, fills us in on license fees for entering the hemp industry

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            By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group How much does it cost to get a hemp license from the Arizona Department of Agriculture? Licensing fees vary and can be found in the Arizona Hemp Program Rules.  Grower license fees are $1,500 per license with additional inspection fees depending on the number of acres used.  A Nursery license […]

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            Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, clues us in on hemp biz offshoots

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            Industrial hemp field/Wikicommons By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group With the passing of the Farm Bill, the hemp industry is expected to grow substantially. What are the emerging business opportunities that will develop alongside hemp farming? The passing of the 2018 Farm Bill brings with it a whole new industry.  Opportunities exist not only for farmers […]

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            Do CBD businesses have to follow the Arizona hemp rules? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, explains

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            Twitter By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group Do CBD business have to follow the Arizona hemp rules? No, the Arizona Hemp Program oversight only extends from the growth and cultivation of industrial hemp to the point of processing, so CBD products may be manufactured and sold in Arizona without regulation from the Department of Agriculture.  […]

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            Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, addresses hemp application time frames

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            By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group When is the deadline to submit an application to deal with hemp in Arizona? There is no deadline to submit an application to grow, harvest, transport, or process hemp in Arizona.  Applications for licensing must be submitted to the Department of Agriculture and are accepted on a rolling basis. […]

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              The Dealmaker: 7/19/2019

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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 investment group makes another West Valley land purchase (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents SLM Land Holdings.) “SLM Land Holdings — a real estate investment firm led […]

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              Cameron’s $5M + deals of the day

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              Cameron Carter, Director of Rose Law Group’s Transactional Real Estate Department, thinks you need to know about these transactions in Maricopa County. Price: $34,550,000Buyer: Sunroad Bella Vista Apartments, LLC  Seller: Pilla at Bella Vista, LLC Property Type: ApartmentProperty Size: 303,034 SQFTLocation: 7677 West Paradise Lane, Peoria  APN: 200-53-822Financing: New loan, conventionalTo view the affidavit: 190540487, click here. Price: $20.1MBuyer: LM […]

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              The Dealmaker: 7/18/2019

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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 State moves ahead with Mesa annexation of 640 acres for new development off Loop 202. (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the dairy farmers involved in the potential development.) […]

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              The Dealmaker: 7/17/2019

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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 HUD and SEC encouraging Opportunity Zone investment. HUD Secretary Ben Carson likes what he’s hearing coming from the SEC in its “efforts to encourage” O-Zone investment. As one […]

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              The Dealmaker: 7/16/2019

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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 Valley homebuilder purchases 3 more chunks of land. Shea Homes picked up parcels at Alamar in Avondale, Storyrock in Scottsdale and Northview at Stone Butte in Phoenix. Details […]

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              Cameron’s $5M + deals of the day

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              Cameron Carter, Director of Rose Law Group’s Transactional Real Estate Department, thinks you need to know about these transactions in Maricopa County. Price: $65.4MBuyer: Bel Aventura LLC c/o Eaton Vance Management REIGSeller: Aventura Apartment Owner, LLC Property Type: ApartmentsProperty Size: 382,420 SQFTLocation: 10350 W. McDowell Road, Avondale APN: 102-31-979Financing: New loan, conventionalTo view the affidavit: 190520910, click here. Price: $41.5MBuyer: […]

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              The Dealmaker: 7/15/2019

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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 Metro Phoenix home prices set new record, still no signs of a crash; real estate consultant Jim Belfiore comments on ‘demand wildfire.’ The “market is hot and sales […]

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              The Dealmaker: 7/12/2019

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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? Erik Molina, Lennar VP of Land Acquisitions.Deal making, due diligence and scouting for an eatery that serves mac ‘n cheese’ and allows […]

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                Taking liquid stock: Peoria officials reflect on diverse water portfolio

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                Mayor Cathy Carlat honors former Mayor Bob Barrett for his foresight in sustainable water practices during his tenure. Former Mayor John Keegan was also honored but unable to attend. / Submitted photo / YourValley.net By Philip Haldiman | YourValley.net The city of Peoria is taking stock in the diversity of its water portfolio and recognizing […]

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                [REGIONAL NEWS] Gila River diversion plan divides state

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                The Gila River flows downstream of Cliff, NM, on June 18, 2019. /Robert Browman/Albuquerque Journal By Theresa Davis | Albuquerque Journal Norman Gaume remembers three attempts to create a large diversion dam on the Gila River in southwest New Mexico. All three plans promised more water and more revenue for farmers. All three failed. Gaume, […]

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                [REGIONAL NEWS] Salt shakers: Removing brine from river water causes earthquakes along Utah-Colorado line

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                The Dolores River, a major tributary of the Colorado River, picks up naturally occurring salts from the soil in Paradox Valley. Federal authorities have to remove some of the salt to remain in compliance with a 1973 agreement with Mexico on the quality of Colorado River water. /Photo by Luke Runyon/KUNC By Luke Runyon | […]

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                Proposed Arizona-Mexico wall threatens Southwest’s last free-flowing river

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                The San Pedro River, the last free-flowing river in the American Southwest, in 2013. / William Herron, via Flickr By Elizabeth Whitman | Phoenix New Times Only one undammed river in the American Southwest still flows freely, and it begins just south of the border, in Sonora, Mexico. From there, the San Pedro River courses […]

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                [REGIONAL NEWS] North Las Vegas to negotiate water rights with LDS church

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                North Las Vegas City Manager Ryann Juden /Las Vegas Review-Journal By Blake Apgar | Las Vegas Review-Journal North Las Vegas wants to buy water rights in Apex from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The City Council on Monday unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the church in an effort to lease […]

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                Pinal farmers may still face water reduction despite massive snowpack

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                Pinal farmland Casa Grande Dispatch Pinal County farmers may still face slight water reductions next year despite the healthy snowpack in the Rocky Mountains, officials say. The Central Arizona Water Conservation District board heard a Colorado River conditions update at its June 11 meeting. The update reported an excellent May in terms of Colorado River […]

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                EPCOR ready for summer demands

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                Arizona Corporation Commissioners Justin Olson (left) and Boyd Dunn attend a utility town hall Thursday in San Tan Valley. / By Mark Cowling / Pinal Central By Mark Cowling | Pinal Central Needed improvements to Johnson Utilities will take time, but the water supply is good as summer begins, area residents were told last week. […]

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                UA study: Groundwater pumping has reduced stream flows

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                Mississippi River Basin By Mari N. Jenen | UA Groundwater pumping in the last century has contributed as much as 50 percent to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers, according to new research led by a University of Arizona hydrologist. The new study has important implications for managing U.S. water resources. Laws regulating the […]

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