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Mexico judge approves recreational use of cocaine

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A Colombian drug dealer prepares cocaine for street sale in Bogota, on September 20, 2013./Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Landmark ruling cites drug’s ability to provide ‘spirtual experiences By Ewan Palmer | Newsweek A judge in Mexico has approved two people to use cocaine recreationally in what has been described as a historic step toward ending the country’s […]

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Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president, among AZ Business Magazine’s ‘Most Influential Women’

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A sold-out crowd of packed The Camby to honor the Most Influential Women in Arizona in 2018. / AZBigMedia AZBigMedia With with awards dinner and celebration of the 2019 Most Influential Women in Arizona just days away, we thought it would be fun to revisit the Classes of 2012-2018. Here is a list of the innovators and game-changers who […]

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2019’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality

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Arizona ranks well for Women’s equality in the 50 states By  Adam McCann | WalletHub Women’s rights in the U.S. have made leaps and bounds since the passage of the 19th Amendment. Yet many women still struggle to break the glass ceiling because of unequal treatment in society. Unfortunately, the gender gap in 21st century America […]

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As Phoenix heats up, the night comes alive

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For workers doing concrete pours, jobs can start close to midnight so the material doesn’t get too hot or dry too quickly and later crack. That will be true for many more cities as the world gets hotter Photographs by George Etheredge | Written by Marguerite Holloway | The New York Times Dozens of hikers […]

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Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president, tapped for Phoenix Business Journal Leadership Trust

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Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix, Arizona, continues to be an up-and-coming destination for companies to call home. With pro-business regulations and a strong talent pipeline, the city is teeming with innovation and the resources to support it. The Phoenix Business Journal has invited a group of top-notch executives to share their experience and insights via the Phoenix Business Journal […]

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Three years of misery inside Google, the happiest company in tech

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About a thousand Google employees protest outside the company’s headquarters on January 30, 2017, decrying President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on all visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries./Jason Henry/The New York Times By Nitasha Tiku | Wired On a bright Monday in January 2017, at 2:30 in the afternoon, about a thousand Google employees—horrified, alarmed, […]

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Democrat dilemma on ‘red flag’ laws: Compromise to back Ducey’s plan or fight for tougher laws

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House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez has called for Gov. Doug Ducey to convene a special legislative session to pass universal background checks and other gun-related legislation. By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Democratic lawmakers in Arizona may soon have a tough decision to make on gun legislation: continue fighting for cherished but almost certainly unattainable […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Photos: Armless pilot Jessica Cox gets a plane to help spread her message

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Jessica Cox grins as her name is added to a 1946 Ercoupe gifted to Cox and her foundation at Ryan Airfield west of Tucson on Aug. 10, 2019./Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star By Rick Wiley | Arizona Daily Star Jessica Cox of Tucson was born without arms. She mentors and people with disabilities to […]

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    Activists try to stop redevelopment of ‘historic’ business over owners’ objections. Again

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    James Kirkikis / Dreamstime.com / Reason The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is suing to prevent Amoeba Music’s Hollywood location from becoming a 200-unit apartment building. By Christian Britschgi | Reason NIMBYs are suing to stop the redevelopment of a historic business over the objections of the business’s owners. Again. In July, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) sued Los […]

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    Neighbor is out to disrupt self-storage: It’s like Airbnb for your stuff

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    By Diana Olick | CNBC Got extra stuff? Got extra space? A new company is ready to make a match. Neighbor, based in Salt Lake City, connects homeowners online with people who need storage space. Its CEO says the barely 2-year-old company is already seeing 500% annual growth. “Currently there are more storage facilities in […]

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    Pinal County’s primary tax rate cut 4 cents

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    By Mark Cowling | Casa Grande Dispatch Pinal County still has Arizona’s fourth-highest primary property tax rate, but the Board of Supervisors expressed confidence in better years ahead as they vowed to keep cutting it. The county’s new primary property tax rate is $3.79 per $100 of net assessed valuation, a decrease of four cents […]

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    How single-family home affordability has shifted since the 60s

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    Twitter Home and rent prices are rising much faster than incomes, creating a cost barrier in every region of the country – except the Midwest. By Mary Salmonsen | Builder In “A Timeline of Affordability: How Have Home Prices and Household Incomes Changed Since 1960?” Clever Real Estate summer associate Eylul Tekin has examined Census data […]

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    Mesa ponders GPLET deal for downtown apartments

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    Mesa City Hall / Wikicommons By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Mesa City Council is considering approving a Government Property Lease Excise Tax (GPLET) deal for the second phase of a downtown residential development. MHA III LLC (an arm of Marshall Urban Development) wants to build 72 new market rate apartments as […]

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    Court Rich, Rose Law Group co-founder and senior partner, talks to ‘Phoenix Business Journal’ about developer plan for 1,000 homes in area dealing with water, utility issues

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    A Scottsdale developer has purchased this 290-acre parcel indicated by the red overlay with plans to develop more than 1,000 homes. / Provided by Kidder Matthews / Phoenix Business Journal By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal A Scottsdale residential developer is planning a 1,000-lot community in the San Tan Valley area which had been at […]

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    Speculative Class A office space coming to Goodyear

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Speculative Class A office space will be built in the West Valley as part of the planned Goodyear Civic Square at Estrella Falls development. The Goodyear City Council approved a development deal with the Globe Corporation last night for the planned development at 150th Drive and McDowell […]

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    What is still keeping millennials on the home buying sidelines

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Lack of savings and debt loads (including student loan debt) are the main reasons why millennials are not buying homes. But lack of knowledge related to mortgages and homeownership are also drivers of why younger generations are delaying or avoiding buying homes. That is according to new […]

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      Schilling’s eyes O’Halleran as possible congressional matchup

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       Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling campaigns for Donald Trump in 2016 in Salem, N.H. /Jim Davis / Boston GlobeV By Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic Former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling watches the first inning of a baseball game between the Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants on Aug. 3, 2018, in Phoenix. “Am […]

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      Payson council committee will scrutinize projects

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      Hector Figueroa / Michele Nelson / Roundup By Michele Nelson | Payson Roundup In a 4-3 split vote, the Payson Town Council Thursday created a council subcommittee to review and oversee town projects. The subcommittee will receive reports from town staff, contractors and others and have the authority to hire consultants. Mayor Tom Morrissey will […]

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      Mesa will pay off Sloan Park and Hohokam Stadium ahead of schedule

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      Sloan Park, Mesa / Wikipedia AZBigMedia The Mesa City Council took steps today to pay off the remaining debt on its two Spring Training facilities — Sloan Park and Hohokam Stadium — ahead of schedule which will save the city millions of dollars in interest payments. With the completion of the sale of City-owned land in Pinal County, City […]

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      Ducey’s relationship with Trump, then, now, coming up

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      President Donald Trump and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at a White House meeting where Ducey talked about the state’s occupational licensing recognition law. /Photo by Miranda Faulkner/Cronkite News By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times In 2016, Gov. Doug Ducey never tweeted about Donald Trump while the future president was on the campaign trail. The […]

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      Payson group launches recall against mayor and three council members

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      Payson Town Hall. / waymarking.com By Michele Nelson | Payson Roundup On Aug. 12, a Payson resident filed paperwork to launch a recall of Payson Mayor Tom Morrissey, Vice Mayor Janell Sterner and councilors Jim Ferris and Suzy Tubbs-Avakian. Stan Garner, the widower of Payson Councilor Su Connell, filed the petition paperwork. Garner says he […]

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      Former lawmaker McGuire challenging O’Halleran in Democrat primary

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      Barbara McGuire, who served the Arizona House of Representatives from 2007-10 and in the state Senate from 2013-16,/Facebook By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror A former Democratic state senator is running against Congressman Tom O’Halleran in next year’s primary, and despite her reputation as a moderate during her years in the legislature, she’s challenging him […]

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      [REGIONAL NEWS] 7 states where demographics haven’t determined their political destiny — yet

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      People wait outside Sam Boyd Stadium before the Women’s March rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Steve Marcus – RC1FA8F62D10 From weak state parties to regional differences, we look at why these states are defying demographics By Louis Jacobson | Governing magazine It is an ongoing trend that has only accelerated since […]

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      [REGIONAL NEWS] Public lands management critic resigns from Utah Legislature

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      FILE – Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, speaks at a press conference on domestic violence bills at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. /Spenser Heaps/ Deseret News Rep. Ken Ivory had pushed for feds to return land to states By Dennis Romboy | Deseret News Perhaps the Utah Legislature’s most […]

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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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          APS, Pinnacle West CEO Don Brandt to retire in November

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          Donald Brandt, chairman and CEO of Arizona Public Service Co., looks at a map displaying the utility’s solar power deployment at its Phoenix headquarters./Jim Poulin/Phoenix Business Journal By Patrick O’Grady  | Phoenix Business Journal Donald Brandt, CEO of the state’s largest utility and its parent company, will retire before the end of the year. Brandt, who […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] Public lands management critic resigns from Utah Legislature

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          FILE – Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, speaks at a press conference on domestic violence bills at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. /Spenser Heaps/ Deseret News Rep. Ken Ivory had pushed for feds to return land to states By Dennis Romboy | Deseret News Perhaps the Utah Legislature’s most […]

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          As Phoenix heats up, the night comes alive

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          For workers doing concrete pours, jobs can start close to midnight so the material doesn’t get too hot or dry too quickly and later crack. That will be true for many more cities as the world gets hotter Photographs by George Etheredge | Written by Marguerite Holloway | The New York Times Dozens of hikers […]

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          Conservationists fear BLM changes will harm Arizona public lands

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           Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in Northern Arizona./Photo by Bureau of Land Management /Flickr/CC BY 2.0 By Parker Shea | Arizona Mirror Conservationists and environmental groups are concerned a series of changes within the Bureau of Land Management will lead to more oil, gas and mining uses of public lands. Ardent public land critic William Perry […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado now on board with California’s zero-emission vehicle approach

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          Ten states already participate in the ZEV program By Michael Sakas/Colorado Public Radio  Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission voted Friday, eight to one, to adopt California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle program.  Automakers will now be required to sell electric vehicles. The standards mandate that zero or low-emission vehicles should account for almost 5 percent of the state’s […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] States sue Trump Administration over rollback of Obama-era climate rule

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          A coal-burning power plant in Castle Dale, Utah. A Trump administration plan to regulate coal-fired plants more lightly faces a major legal challenge./CreditGeorge Frey/Getty Images By Lisa Friedman | The New York Times A coalition of 29 states and cities on Tuesday sued to block the Trump administration from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants, […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] Study finds plastic is ‘raining’ from the skies over the Rocky Mountains

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          Autumn clouds at Kebler Pass, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado/Getty Images Posted by KFYI A team of researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey made a surprising discovery while analyzing rainwater samples from remote parts of the Rocky Mountains. When they looked at the samples under a microscope, they found trace amounts of microplastics in the samples […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] States sue Trump administration over rollback of Obama-era climate rule

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          The Clean Power Plan, required states to implement plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2022 By Lisa Friedman | The New York Times A coalition of 29 states and cities on Tuesday sued to block the Trump administration from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants. The move could ultimately limit how much leverage future […]

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            Lawyer Up: Should employers tolerate cannabis consumption on the job?

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            By Laura Bianchi | Merry Jane Should employees be allowed to smoke weed on the job, and what recourse do they have if they’re fired for failing a drug test? Our legal columnist breaks it down for you. Disclaimer: This column is written for educational purposes only. It does not provide specific legal advice and […]

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            Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and Cannabis Dept. Director, talks to ‘Phoenix Business Journal’ about Arizona employers’ right to prohibit recreational marijuana use

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            By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal An initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Arizona is expected to provide protections to employers. The Smart & Safe Arizona Initiative is working its way to appear on the 2020 ballot in Arizona in an effort to allow individuals 21 and older to process, consume, cultivate […]

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            California is world’s biggest legal pot market, says new report

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            Its many regulatory problems aside, California is still the world’s largest legal cannabis market, says new report. Image: Sheet of marijuana on background of money close-up. /Getty By Iris Dorbian | Forbes Regulatory issues notwithstanding, California’s legal cannabis market is currently on track to becoming the world’s largest market, according to a new report issued […]

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            Group backing legal marijuana in Arizona releases ballot measure details

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            By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic A ballot measure to legalize marijuana in Arizona would allow people 21 and older to have as much as an ounce of the drug, while letting the state decide some important decisions such as potency, according to details released Friday. The backers have spent months consulting on the initiative […]

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            Laura Bianchi talks to The Kush Chronicle about being a lawyer, cannabis advocate and leader

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            By Mr. Green Thumb | The Kush Chronicle Laura Bianchi is a Partner with the Rose Law Group and Director of Cannabis practice. A multi-faceted, passionate and hardworking individual, Laura aims to promote the legalization of cannabis while educating consumers about the health and economic benefits. I had the pleasure of discussing some key topics in […]

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            This Arizona business wants to bring credibility to the medical cannabis industry

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            Dr. Elaine Burns By Georgann Yara , Special to the Arizona Republic After medical marijuana was legalized in Arizona in 2011, dispensaries popped up all over the Valley ready to sell the alternative to traditional medicine to those deemed qualified. For Elaine Burns, an Arizona-licensed and board-certified naturopathic medical doctor and strong supporter of medical […]

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            Justin Brandt, Rose Law Group litigator, chosen for Valley Leadership’s 41st class

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            Justin Brandt By Phoenix Business Journal  Valley Leadership is celebrating its 41st year in 2019 with a new class of leaders for its flagship Institute program, which aims again to educate them to be the next in line to help the region. The regional program chose 50 local professionals for its nine-month course on the […]

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            Will Fox Restaurant concepts be ‘cheesecake-ized’ in wake of buyout?

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            Fox eateries are bringing in a hefty chunk of revenue, filings show By Brandon Brown |Phoenix Business Journal |  After news broke July 31 that the Cheesecake Factory Inc. was acquiring Phoenix-based Fox Restaurant Concepts, the chatter on social media instantly became “How will this impact my favorite Sam Fox restaurant?” So far, Cheesecake Factory […]

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              The Dealmaker: 8/21/2019

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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 Jordan Rose among AZ Business Magazine’s ‘Most Influential Women.’ RLG Founder and President Jordan Rose is among previous ‘Most Influential Women” honorees receiving shoutouts in the lead-up to AZ Business Magazinecelebration of […]

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              The Dealmaker: 8/20/2019

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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 Scottsdale developer plans 1,000 homes in area dealing with water, utility issues. Varde Partners and AREAD Management have purchased a site within the Johnson Utilities service area with […]

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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: $37,370,000Buyer: Stone Applications, LLC Seller: LTSE Inc.Property Type: Vacant landProperty Size: 36.646 Acres Location: NW corner of East Elliot Road and South Sossaman Road, Mesa APN: 304-05-019K, 304-05-020X, 304-05-019F, 304-05-022K, 304-05-018K, 304-05-018L, 304-05-022G, 304-05-019GFinancing: Cash […]

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              The Dealmaker: 8/19/2019

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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 Proposed aluminum plant a ‘positive’ for La Paz County, says Rose Law group land use and regulatory attorney, Tom Galvin. (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Alliance Metals.) Tom Galvin talks […]

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              The Dealmaker: 8/16/2019

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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 New homes up again, sales erasing slow start to 2019. Things got off to a slow start this year but have rebounded and year-to-date sales are expected to […]

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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: $58.5MBuyer: RW Eastgate, LLC Seller: Greenery Arizona, LLC, Rural Baseline Apartments, LLCProperty Type: ApartmentsProperty Size: 439,617 SQFTLocation: 577 East Baseline Road, Tempe APN: 135-33-586 – 588 Financing: New loan, conventional To view the affidavit: 190627557, […]

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              The Dealmaker: 8/15/2019

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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 Jordan Rose tapped for Phoenix Business Journal Leadership Trust. Congratulations to Jordan Rose! The Rose Law Group founder and president is among a select group of six top-notch executives invited […]

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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: $107,650,000Buyer: Salt River Point, LLC   Seller: Riverview Point, LPProperty Type: CommercialProperty Size: 1,335,615 SQFTLocation: 1130, 1138, 1146, 1150 N. Alma School Rd., Mesa APN: 135-33-586 – 588 Financing: New loan, conventional To view the […]

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                Water View All →

                This water program has kept almost 10 million gallons in the Verde River

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                East Verde River Walk / File photo A community-based water offset program seeks to help sustain the Verde River and ignite a conversation about water sustainability. And it’s working. By Alison Steinbach | Arizona Republic Framed in the foyer of Page Springs Cellars is a plaque certifying that Cornville winemaker Eric Glomski helped keep nearly 1.4 million gallons of water […]

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                Lake Mead levels holding steady, business avoid cuts

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                The Hoover Dam, as seen from the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge in a September 2018 photo. Lake Mead is shown in the distance, with the Colorado River in the foreground./Jordan Evans/Cronkite New By Patrick O’Grady | Phoenix Business Journal Arizona businesses were mostly spared from serious water cuts as Lake Mead levels held steady, […]

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                Drought continues, but Nevada’s already conserving water

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                Lake Powell/Denver Post By Bill Dentzer/Las Vegas Review-Journal Colorado River water users in Nevada won’t see shortages in 2020 thanks to existing conservation efforts, this year’s above average snowpack and a projected total runoff that will be 125 percent of average for the year. Lake Mead, which supplies Southern Nevada with its water, will still […]

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                Queen Creek crafts deal for water rights

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                Photo Arianna Grainey / Queen Creek Independent By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The town of Queen Creek has forged a water rights deal with a group holding water rights on farmland in La Paz County. The deal involves the growing East Valley suburb obtaining water rights held by Greenstone for farms in […]

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                Chandler looks to buy land next to airport

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                Airport Water Reclamation Facility/AzBigMedia By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The city of Chandler is looking at buying 33.9 acres of land next to Chandler Municipal Airport for $5.6 million. The city wants to buy the parcel of land for expansion of the Airport Water Reclamation Facility at Queen Creek and McQueen road. […]

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                [REGIONAL NEWS] Nevada lake poised to become great restoration story

                Posted by   2 weeks ago

                 This Monday, July 29, 2019, photo shows Walker Lake about 100 miles southeast of Reno. By Benjamin Spillman | Reno Gazette-Journal People driving between Reno and Las Vegas probably won’t notice anything unusual as they pass Walker Lake, located at the base of Nevada’s Wassuk Range in one of the least-populous counties in the United […]

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                Glendale plans for sustainability during drought

                Posted by   3 weeks ago

                A lagoon filled with untreated water is pictured on Tuesday, July 23 at Pyramid Peak Water Treatment Plant in Phoenix. / Jacob Stanek / Independent Newsmedia By Mark Carlisle | YourValley.net Even as one of its main sources of water drops into uncertainty and climate change alters Arizona’s water landscape, the long-term future of Glendale’s […]

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                Megadroughts to plague the Southwest as climate warms, study says

                Posted by   4 weeks ago

                Image: flickr/Tyler Bell By Doyle Rice | USA TODAY  If you think it’s hot now, just wait. Heat waves are becoming more frequent globally. But how do we measure heat waves?  They’re coming back. Megadroughts – defined as intense droughts that last for decades or longer – once plagued the Desert Southwest. In fact, from […]

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