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Government agendas for week of Dec. 18 -22, 2017

Posted by   /  December 15, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Cities and Towns  12-20 City of Phoenix Council Meeting 12-21 City of Phoenix Zoning Adjustment Hearing 12-19 City of Buckeye Council Meeting 12-19 City of Buckeye Workshop 12-19 City of Apache Junction Council Meeting 12-18 City of Avondale Work Session 12-20 City of Avondale Planning Commission 12-18 City of Casa Grande Council Meeting 12-18 City […]

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[OPINION] The real reason the net neutrality issue is so bad for Arizona

Posted by   /  December 15, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Featured News  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) By Nick Labadie Rose Law Group Senior Planner/Project Manager, involved in start-up business ventures The repeal of Net Neutrality is terrible but the real reason why it isn’t what’s getting discussed. Obviously, free speech and the public’s equal access to information and the microphone of the internet […]

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Pinal board opposed to ‘county islands’

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By Jake Kincaid | SAn Tan Valley Sentinel Although unclear on the legal specifics of the creation of “county islands,” the Pinal County Board of Supervisors is undoubtedly opposed to their creation. That became clear Wednesday when Supervisor Mike Goodman attempted to bring some constituents’ long-voiced concerns about their ability to opt out of the […]

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Four new neighborhoods coming to Maricopa

Posted by   /  December 15, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fulton Homes By Bethany Blundell | Maricopa Monitor The city will soon have more housing options as a developer has decided to build new neighborhoods. Fulton Homes was the developer of the houses in the Cobblestone neighborhood, and the company is now returning to build 475 homes in Glennwilde. The […]

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Unhappy 10th anniversary, Great Recession. You still hurt us

Posted by   /  December 15, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Marilyn Geewax | NPR Ten years ago this month, you may not have noticed the cracking and crumbling under you. At the time, you may have had a job, a home and rising retirement savings. Sure, the housing market was hurting a lot, but stock prices were still holding up and Federal Reserve policymakers […]

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Construction trades: A step on the path toward higher paying jobs

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By Paul Emrath | NAHB A recent NAHB study identifies eight senior positions at home building companies that are often to nearly always filled by someone with experience in one or more of the construction trades. Average annual compensation (salary and bonus combined) for each of the eight positions is at least $80,000—at least $100,000, if the position […]

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Wrigley’s mansions across America

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The chewing-gum tycoon’s portfolio included grand estates, ranches and a string of summer cottages—properties that today would be worth tens of millions of dollars. By Katherine Clarke | The Wall Street Journal They’re the homes that Juicy Fruit built, but they’ll cost you more than 99 cents a pop. Chicago confectionary tycoon William Wrigley Jr. and his […]

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Most expensive home sales in Phoenix

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By Katie Halle Lambert  | Arizona Foothills Magazine Here are the Valley’s top home sales from the past week (12.4.17 – 12.10.17). The combined sales for the top 10 of the past week was over $20 million. READ ON:

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Rental boom seen busting

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Harvard Joint Center: “We’re finally seeing the record growth in renters slow down, but while the market has responded to rental housing needs for higher-income households, there are alarming trends that suggest a growing inability to supply housing that is affordable for middle- and working-class renters, let alone those with very low incomes.” Builder A […]

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True Life fined for blight at Ahwatukee Lakes course

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Ahwatukee Foothills News The True Life Company has been handed two aggravated fines of $500 each for failing to address blight on the defunct Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course, and city Councilman Sal DiCiccio wants the developer to clean up the site. Last week a Phoenix Municipal Court judge issued the fines at hearing that True […]

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