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‘Espresso Pundit’ continues attack on APS politicking

As posted on Espresso Pundit

Posted By   14 hours ago

By Greg Patterson, blogger (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) APS’s attacks have become more and more outrageous, but the company’s latest move is truly shocking.  This is a hit piece that APS has sent out through its surrogate non-profit “Free Enterprise Club.”  APS makes is clear that they are [...]

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In Phoenix, a realty check as market moderates

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Posted By   14 hours ago

By Nick Timiraos | The Wall Street Journal To understand why the U.S. housing market this year isn’t providing the lift many economists expected, look to Phoenix. Among the cities most battered by the 2006 bust, Phoenix was the first to snap back in 2011. Prices, off by 56% from peak, then rebounded sharply, trimming [...]

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Coach’s speech to Little League team will make you cry [VIDEO]

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Posted By   14 hours ago

By Mike Foss | USA TODAY Dave Belisle’s Rhode Island Little League team had just lost in heartbreaking fashion to a team from Illinois. The team huddled around Belisle, eyes getting red, bottom lips faltering as the coach began to talk. At 12-years-old, this was without question the biggest moment of these kids’ lives. The [...]

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Tucson Electric mimics APS with rooftop move – Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich weighs in

At at pizza store in Tucson, Arizona. The parking lot was covered with solar panels. Their delivery car is electric, powered by the sun. / Photo: Ken Bosma

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  David Wichner, Arizona Daily Star reports  Tucson Electric Power Co.’s next big solar-energy farm may be spread over hundreds of rooftops across the Old Pueblo. In a move that rankles some in the solar-energy industry, TEP has asked the Arizona Corporation Commission to approve a new program to install company-owned photovoltaic systems on residential [...]

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38% of Arizonans were born here; 15% outside the U.S.

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Ryan Van Velzer at The Arizona Republic took a look at where we came from, state by state. If you are, according to a new census data project from the New York Times, you’re in the minority. (Although, this probably isn’t news to anyone who has ever talked to their neighbors.) Van Velzer reports the [...]

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[OPINION] Consider connected apartment living

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Posted By   4 days ago

By Tom Simplot, president and CEO, Arizona Multihousing Association (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) Jump on the light-rail train and relax during your 20-minute commute. No more rush-hour traffic. Someone else driving. Safe, reliable and easy transportation that can save you lots of money. These are some of the [...]

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Ducey up

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Get Real – Estate, that is: Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Developments in Arizona Real Estate News Week of August 15

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Posted By   4 days ago

If you’re in the Arizona real estate world, these are the top 10 stories you need to know about this week. This is a regular list we will bring you every week to keep you up to date on all the big news in Arizona real estate so you will never be the one in [...]

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Beverly Hills billionaires buy 1,100 Arizona apartments for $34.7M

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Posted By   6 hours ago

The real estate arm of the billionaire Nazarian family has bought more than 1,100 apartments in Tucson for $34.65 million, Mike Sunnucks of Phoenix Business Journal reports. The Nazarian family operates Beverly Hills, California-based Omninet Capital LLC. The family held major stakes in Qualcomm and are of Jewish-Iranian descent. They have also been involved in [...]

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Housing starts , new home sales down across the Valley

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Mike Sunnucks of Phoenix Business Journal reports http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2014/08/19/phoenix-housing-permits-new-home-sales-down-double.html  housing permits are down 15.6 percent in the Phoenix metro area compared with a year ago, according to new data from RL Brown Housing Reports. Permits to homebuilders were down 14 percent in July from June, and new home sales are off another 10.5 percent from the [...]

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Pulte Homes nets 18 sales in North Surprise

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Belfiore Real Estate Consulting During Belfiore Real Estate Consulting’s most recent survey in its North Surprise Submarket, Pulte Home’s Cactus at Desert Oasis reported 18 sales since June 20, the date of Belfiore’s last survey.  Since opening in September 2013, Pulte has sold 61 homes in three separate parcels within Desert Oasis. The homes range [...]

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Sikh entrepreneur adds to commercial center portfolio

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A Sikh immigrant who emigrated to Canada alone as a teenager and built a business career in Vancouver has acquired a Surprise shopping center and adjacent land for $12.5 million. Mike Sunnucks, Phoenix Business Journal reports Kulwant Sarai’s Imman Enterprises LLC has acquired the Marley Park Plaza shopping center for $11.7 million and an adjoining [...]

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Housing market regaining footing

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  Reuters is another source today with information about a housing rebound, reporting U.S. housing starts and building permits rebounded strongly in July, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track after stalling in the second half of last year. Groundbreaking surged 15.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual 1.09-million unit pace, snapping two straight [...]

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Pinal County home prices remain steady

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Posted By   14 hours ago

By Rodney Haas | Casa Grande Dispatch Residential home prices in Pinal County rose by about $11,000 in the second quarter of the year, compared to the same time period last year, according to the Pinal County Assessor’s Office. Home values were also up by about $12,000 in that time frame. While prices are higher [...]

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Tempe No. 5 of best college towns; affordable housing cited

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Posted By   15 hours ago

The home of Arizona State University’s main campus offers all the creature comforts of a “big-city experience” in addition to a collegiate atmosphere, according to livability.com, reports Ryan Van Velzer, The Arizona Republic  That’s thanks in part to the more than 175 miles of bike paths and trails, in addition to Tempe Town Lake, restaurants, [...]

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Wall Street expects housing rebound

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A healthy housing market is pretty much a requirement for the ongoing healing of the U.S. economy, USA Today reports. That’s why Monday’s upbeat reading on builder confidence in August equated to a major plus. Maury Harris, an economist at UBS, is expecting yet another good reading on housing, expecting more builders to break ground [...]

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Oregon investor makes first valley deal…pays $19.5 million for Goodyear apartments

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Goodyear – A company formed by Ryan Thompson of Umbrella Properties Inc. in Coburg, Ore. paid $19.5 million ($93,750 per unit) to acquire the 208-unit Desert Sage Goodyear apartments located at 1737 N. Central Avenue. The seller was PM Desert Sage Goodyear LLC, a company formed by [...]

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So.Cal investor buys Tempe apartments in $25.85 million deal

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Tempe – A company formed by PASSCO Cos. LLC in Irvine, Calif. (William Passo, CEO) paid $25.85 million ($106,852 per unit) to purchase the 270-unit Monarch at Tempe apartments at 4505 S. Hardy Drive in Tempe. The seller was Monarch Greenwood Venture L.P., a limited partnership formed [...]

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N.Cal investors make second valley apartment deal…$43 million for 264 units

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Scottsdale – A company formed by Aukum Management LLC in Larkspur, Calif. (Jason Fuchs, Linton Young, principals) paid $43 million ($162,879 per unit) to acquire the 264-unit Sonoran Vista apartments located at 9340 E. Redfield Road in Scottsdale. The seller was SP Sonoran LLC, a company formed [...]

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So.Cal based investor buys 385 unit Phoenix apartment project for $34.265 million

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Phoenix – A company formed by CVG Properties Inc. in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (Johnathan Lampitt, pres.) paid $34.265 million ($89,000 per unit) to purchase the 385-unit Villa Encanto Phoenix apartments located at 4315 E. Thunderbird Road. The seller was El Dorado Villa Encanto LLC, a company [...]

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$30 million apartment community planned along Apache Boulevard in Tempe

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Tempe – A company formed by Avenue North LLC in Mesa (Ryan Hartman, principal) plans to develop a 204-unit apartment project south of Arizona State University in Tempe. The multi-family rental community is targeted for a 5.2-acre site located along the south side of Apache Boulevard and [...]

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Cohen Asset Management bolsters valley industrial portfolio…adds 242,863 square feet

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Posted By   6 days ago

Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Tolleson – A company formed by Cohen Asset Management Inc. in Los Angeles, Calif. (Brad Cohen, principal) paid just over $14.591 million ($60.08 per foot) to purchase a 242,863-square-foot distribution building within the Ryan West Business Park in Tolleson. The multi-tenant property is located at 8313 W. [...]

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So. Calif. based investor spends $21.6 million for Deer Valley Project

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Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Phoenix – A company formed by Griffin Opportunities LLC in Los Angeles, Calif. (Charles Cale, Walter Cale, principals) paid $21.6 million ($209.72 per foot) to buy a 102,996-square-foot flex-office showroom project located at 2851 W. Kathleen Road in the Deer Valley area of Phoenix. Maricopa County records [...]

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JLB Partners taking over apartment project planned on Scottsdale Road

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Posted By   2 weeks ago

Business Real Estate Weekly by Rose Law Group Scottsdale – JLB Partners L.P. in Irving, Tex. (James Bosler, chairman) is now in the driver’s seat to develop an apartment project located near the southwest corner of Osborn and Scottsdale roads in Scottsdale. In February, BREW reported Transwestern of Houston, Tex. (Robert Duncan, chairman) planning to [...]

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Appeals court frees Arizona cities to hold elections when they want

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Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group attorney and Cave Creek vice mayor calls ruling ‘landmark.’ By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Capitol Times Phoenix, Tucson and the state’s 17 other charter cities can have their local elections pretty much when they want, no matter what state legislators say, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled. [...]

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‘Espresso Pundit’ continues attack on APS politicking

As posted on Espresso Pundit

Posted By   14 hours ago

By Greg Patterson, blogger (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) APS’s attacks have become more and more outrageous, but the company’s latest move is truly shocking.  This is a hit piece that APS has sent out through its surrogate non-profit “Free Enterprise Club.”  APS makes is clear that they are [...]

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In Phoenix, a realty check as market moderates

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Posted By   14 hours ago

By Nick Timiraos | The Wall Street Journal To understand why the U.S. housing market this year isn’t providing the lift many economists expected, look to Phoenix. Among the cities most battered by the 2006 bust, Phoenix was the first to snap back in 2011. Prices, off by 56% from peak, then rebounded sharply, trimming [...]

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Florence candidates take sides on medical marijuana shop

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Posted By   14 hours ago

Florence Reminder Should the town of Florence continue to take applications from parties desiring to locate a medical marijuana dispensary here? John Anderson: The current town code mandates we accept and have hearings on any new marijuana dispensary applications.  However, I support modifying the code to disallow a dispensary in Florence. My experience on the [...]

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Maricopa says that when perceptions are reality, change them

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By Brian Wright | Maricopa Monitor In order to place a greater emphasis on marketing Maricopa to the rest of the Valley, the city council is putting faith in the Maricopa Economic Development Alliance. The city already had an agreement with MEDA, but at last week’s meeting, council members decided to invest up to an [...]

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Casino, billboards votes lead to Glendale councilman recall effort

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A group has pulled a statement of organization to form a committee for a possible recall of Sahuaro district Councilmember Gary Sherwood, reports Darrell Jackson, The Glendale Star. The organization, led by Sahuaro district residents, said the time was right to try and make a change. The organization, called the Recall Councilman Gary Sherwood Committee, [...]

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Bad news, good news about banks and medical marijuana business

Banks turn away cash from Colorado pot stores : Credit / hempbeach.com

Posted By   15 hours ago

Banks are having a bad reaction to new federal guidelines meant to help them work with marijuana businesses in states where the drug is legal. Instead of calming their fears, the guidelines instituted by the Treasury Department in February are making many paranoid—causing almost as many banks to stop supporting marijuana businesses as those who [...]

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Tempe No. 5 of best college towns; affordable housing cited

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The home of Arizona State University’s main campus offers all the creature comforts of a “big-city experience” in addition to a collegiate atmosphere, according to livability.com, reports Ryan Van Velzer, The Arizona Republic  That’s thanks in part to the more than 175 miles of bike paths and trails, in addition to Tempe Town Lake, restaurants, [...]

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Michael Moore’s Divorce From Wife Kathleen Glynn Is Final – Chairman of Rose Law Group Family Law Department Kaine Fisher suspected it much more contentious

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Huff Post Divorce Filmmaker Michael Moore’s divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage. Moore filed a divorce complaint June 17, 2013, in Michigan’s Antrim County, where the couple has a lakefront home. A consent judgment of divorce was entered and the case was closed Tuesday. Moore spokesman Christian Muirhead says his [...]

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Inside Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Final Will – Laura Bianchi, Chair of Rose Law Group Trust & Estates Department, applauds his planning

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E! News Philip Seymour Hoffman had amassed quite the estate after 25 years in the business and when he died tragically on Feb. 2 of a heroin overdose, he had his estate in order per his exact wishes. According to probate documents filed in New York City and obtained Monday by E! News, Hoffman had [...]

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Jewel and husband Ty Murray calling it quits after 6 years of marriage – Kaine Fisher, Chairman of Rose Law Group Family Law Department thinks the pair is setting an example

Jewel

Posted By   2 months ago

Country star Jewel and husband of six years Ty Murray are calling it quits, the singer announced on her website Wednesday. Jewel wrote, “My husband, friend and partner of 16 years and I have decided to get a divorce.” The couple, who dated 10 years before tying the knot in 2008, say they will part [...]

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Report: State gets an F for its ‘family-friendly’ workplace policies

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Posted By   2 months ago

By Miranda Rivers | Cronkite News Thirty-eight weeks pregnant and on bed-rest with her fifth child, Glendale resident Angela Warren has to rely on her other four children to help run the household. Her husband, Matt, can’t break away from his full-time job right now – and their budget can’t take the hit of losing [...]

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Idina Menzel talks candidly about dating after divorce – Rose Law Group Chairman of Family Law Department Kaine Fisher weighs in

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The Huffington Post  | By Taryn Hillin Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs called it quits on their 10-year marriage last December, and now the Broadway star is opening up about navigating the dating world as a single mom. “It all sucks,” Menzel told “Valentine in the Morning” on his radio show Monday. “I don’t want [...]

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Casey Kasem judge reverses ruling: Host’s feeding, hydration can stop – another reason to ensure you have a complete and effective estate plan says Rose Law Group Corporate and Estate Planning Attorney Laura Bianchi

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Los Angeles Times By Nardine Saad A judge upheld Casey Kasem’s health directive to stop the radio legend’s nutrition and hydration during an ex parte hearing held Wednesday in Los Angeles. The move by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel S. Murphy reverses a decision he’d handed down Monday ordering the continued feeding and hydration [...]

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Randy Houser and Jessa Lee Yantz divorce drama; Kaine Fisher, Chairman of Rose Law Group Family Law Department, comments to Arizona Foothills Magazine

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Posted By   3 months ago

Since it was announced on People.com May 15 that country singer Randy Houser and his wife Jessa Lee Yantz have decided to end their marriage, it’s safe to say the couple is in the midst of their own negotiations and disagreements. Even so, things were kicked up a notch May 16 when Houser filed a [...]

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Missouri law could affect Sam NFL draft; Law similar to Arizona’s, says Rose Law Group Employment Attorney David Weissman

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Posted By   3 months ago

  By Christina Coleman, USA TODAY The Rams’ decision to draft Michael Sam could actually have huge legal implications for gay couples and employees across the state of Missouri. The Rams drafting Sam has raised some deeper issues about openly gay athletes in sports and in the workplace in general. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) posted [...]

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‘Espresso Pundit’ continues attack on APS politicking

As posted on Espresso Pundit

Posted By   14 hours ago

By Greg Patterson, blogger (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) APS’s attacks have become more and more outrageous, but the company’s latest move is truly shocking.  This is a hit piece that APS has sent out through its surrogate non-profit “Free Enterprise Club.”  APS makes is clear that they are [...]

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Pinnacle West subsidiary eyes power line deals

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Pinnacle West Capital Corp., the parent company of Arizona Public Service Co., is forming a new subsidiary that will attempt to land big power-line deals and potentially other business. Ryan Randazzo, The Arizona Republic reports Pinnacle West announced the formation of Bright Canyon Energy during its quarterly conference call July 31. The first project the subsidiary [...]

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Tucson Electric mimics APS with rooftop move – Rose Law Group Senior Partner Court Rich weighs in

At at pizza store in Tucson, Arizona. The parking lot was covered with solar panels. Their delivery car is electric, powered by the sun. / Photo: Ken Bosma

Posted By   1 day ago

  David Wichner, Arizona Daily Star reports  Tucson Electric Power Co.’s next big solar-energy farm may be spread over hundreds of rooftops across the Old Pueblo. In a move that rankles some in the solar-energy industry, TEP has asked the Arizona Corporation Commission to approve a new program to install company-owned photovoltaic systems on residential [...]

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[Q&A] Into the mind of Arizona’s land commissioner, Vanessa Hickman

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The Arizona Republic You recently testified in Washington for a bill to streamline exchanges of federal and state land. Why? As vice president of the Western States Land Commissioners Association and the Arizona State Land Commissioner, it’s my duty to work with stakeholders to identify solutions to long-standing problems. The bill would allow states to [...]

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[OPINION] Who can best regulate APS? Investment firm has an opinion

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By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic | azcentral.com (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) It will be good for Arizona Public Service Co. if Tom Forese and Doug Little win election to the board that regulates utilities in the state, according to analysts working for UBS Investment Research in New [...]

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[OPINION] APS is playing a dumb political game

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By Robert Robb, columnist | azcentral.com (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) The Arizona Free Enterprise Club is spending big this election cycle, having already forked out nearly $1.4 million for independent expenditure campaigns. The club is one of these nonprofits that don’t disclosure their donors. Nevertheless, it is almost [...]

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Barry Goldwater Jr. Asks AZ Corporation Commission Chairman Bob Stump To See The Light On Dark Money and Arizona Public Service

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NEWS RELEASE (PHOENIX)  Former U.S. Congressman and TUSK Chairman Barry Goldwater Jr. is asking Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Bob Stump to call on Arizona Public Service to immediately disclose all of its campaign funding. Numerous media reports have pointed to APS as the source of ‘dark money’ being spent to benefit the campaigns of Corporation Commission [...]

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Pinal water group still undecided on agricultural extinguishment credits

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Delay in phase-out, other options weighed By Melissa St. Aude | Casa Grande Dispatch After months of meetings and discussions, the Pinal Local Water Group is nearly ready to offer a recommendation to the Arizona Department of Water Resources about the phase out of agricultural extinguishment credits. “Our charge is to come up with a [...]

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Florence candidates take sides on medical marijuana shop

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Posted By   14 hours ago

Florence Reminder Should the town of Florence continue to take applications from parties desiring to locate a medical marijuana dispensary here? John Anderson: The current town code mandates we accept and have hearings on any new marijuana dispensary applications.  However, I support modifying the code to disallow a dispensary in Florence. My experience on the [...]

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Bad news, good news about banks and medical marijuana business

Banks turn away cash from Colorado pot stores : Credit / hempbeach.com

Posted By   15 hours ago

Banks are having a bad reaction to new federal guidelines meant to help them work with marijuana businesses in states where the drug is legal. Instead of calming their fears, the guidelines instituted by the Treasury Department in February are making many paranoid—causing almost as many banks to stop supporting marijuana businesses as those who [...]

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State upholds 25-mile medical marijuana rule

Keith Floyd, an Arizona medical marijuana patient and grower, initiated a civil action lawsuit against Arizona challenging the constitutional legality of the 25-mile rule.

Posted By   4 days ago

Medical marijuana users have no right to grow their own plants once a dispensary moves within 25 miles as the crow flies, a state hearing officer concluded Tuesday, as reported by Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services for Arizona Daily Star. But some rural residents may get to start cultivating again next year. Hearing officer Tammy [...]

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Rose Law Group employment attorney David Weissman speaks to the subject of workers on medical marijuana

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Emily Overholt of Phoenix Business Journal  reported Friday that with more than 36,500 Arizonans armed with medical marijuana patient cards, employers must figure out how to ensure their employees are not impaired on the job. Existing state laws set specific guidelines for employers to drug-test both applicants and employees. If employers follow these laws, they [...]

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Nevada invites Ariz. MMJ patients to cross over

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Medical-marijuana patients from Arizona and other states could shop legally at as-yet-unopened Nevada dispensaries under a plan being developed by Nevada authorities, Phoenix New Times reports. Chad Westom, bureau chief of the Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health, said on Monday his state’s new medical-marijuana program will honor Arizona registration cards. In 2013, Nevada [...]

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‘New York Times’ takes in-depth look at Sisley medical marijuana saga

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By Serge F. Kovaleski t.co/zcv9KOr Nearly four years ago, Dr. Sue Sisley, a psychiatrist at the University of Arizona, sought federal approval to study marijuana’s effectiveness in treating military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. She had no idea how difficult it would be. The proposal, which has the support of veterans groups, was hung up at [...]

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[OPINION] What I learned about legal pot in Denver

State Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery County, left, tours a marijuana growing facility during a recent trip to Colorado. / Submitted photo

Posted By   2 weeks ago

By Colorado State Senator Daylin Leach ydr.com (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for purposes of discussion.) This past week, I, and three members of my legislative staff flew to Denver, Colorado to see for ourselves what the complete legalization of cannabis looks like. Given the polls, what other states are doing, and the [...]

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130,000 free joints from the feds: He’ll talk about it Saturday

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This can was used by the Federal Government so ship medical marijuana to a patient named Irvin Rosenfeld. / Flickr

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By Andrew Paxton | Green Valley News Irvin Rosenfeld figures he has smoked 130,000 marijuana cigarettes since 1982, all compliments of the federal government — and all legal. Rosenfeld, a 61-year-old stockbroker from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., suffers from a rare bone cancer and has been smoking joints provided under a now-defunct government medical program. He [...]

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