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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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    Opportunity Zone legislation update

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    Dan Gauthier From Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, on Twitter: “In opportunity zone news Senator Booker and Scott plan to introduce legislation to push back the deadline for the 10-year deferral and the five and seven-year basis step-ups for the Opportunity Zones program by a year. Per Michael […]

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    Ducey says Arizona lawmakers will revisit laws on short-term rentals after outcry in Sedona

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    Gov. Doug Ducey By Andrew Oxford | Arizona Republic The cries of help from Sedona and other Arizona cities seem to have been heard. Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday said lawmakers will revisit restrictions on short-term rentals during the upcoming legislative session, an apparent change in his position. Ducey’s comments came three months and one day after […]

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    Belfiore: What is driving new home sales and where

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    Jim Belfiore By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Real estate expert Jim Belfiore continues to see strength in the regional housing market pointing to new home sales in the West Valley and low mortgage interest rates raising overall interest from buyers. Belfiore, who is president of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, said home purchases […]

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    How California environmental law makes it easy for labor unions to shake down developers

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    Twitter “Greenmailing” drives up construction costs and wait times, making the state’s already expensive housing even less affordable. By Christian Britschgi | reason The state of California has made it shockingly easy for construction unions to delay new construction under the guise of environmental protection, through a practice known as “greenmailing.” And time after time, […]

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    This Arizona housing market Is 20% Airbnb rentals

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    Realtor Magazine Airbnb short-term vacation rentals are taking over Sedona, Ariz., and residents are not pleased about it. In Sedona, 20% of the housing inventory is being offered on Airbnb. Unlike recent moves by larger cities to limit Airbnbs, the state of Arizona has taken the opposite approach. It recently passed what’s known as “the […]

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    Casa Grande council wants to raise building height limits to welcome industry

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    Casa Grande City Hall./ City of Casa Grande. By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch Industrial buildings soon might be able to soar to new heights in Casa Grande, in an effort to attract more businesses. During a study session of the Casa Grande City Council Monday, council members heard a proposal to raise the […]

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    Five Star Development to bring to market one-of-a-kind Arizona luxury experience

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    Scottsdale resident and Five Star Development founder Jerry Ayoub looks upon the forthcoming Ritz-Carlton development ultimately bringing a new view of affluence to the Phoenix metropolitan area. / Independent Newsmedia / Arianna Grainey By Terrance Thornton | Scottsdale Independent Over the span of roughly 5,475 days, the highs and lows of local politics and one Great […]

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    Applications now available for Tempe Micro Estates. Here’s how to apply

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    By Paulina Pineda | Arizona Republic Applications are now open to own one of 13 tiny homes in Tempe’s new Micro Estates community. Applications are available online on Newtown Community Development Corporation’s website and can be submitted in person between 10:30 a.m. and noon Sept. 7 at the Tempe Public Library. After that, applications will be […]

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      Government agendas for week of Aug 26 – 30, 2019

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      Cities: 8/27 Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Hearing  8/26 Avondale City Council 8/26 Coolidge City Council 8/26 Goodyear Special Council Meeting 8/26 Goodyear City Council Meeting 8/26 Goodyear Work Session Meeting 8/27 Glendale City Council Meeting 8/26 Maricopa Planning and Zoning Hearing 8/28 City of Phoenix Formal Meeting 8/27 City of Scottsdale Council Meeting

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      Ducey says Arizona lawmakers will revisit laws on short-term rentals after outcry in Sedona

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      Gov. Doug Ducey By Andrew Oxford | Arizona Republic The cries of help from Sedona and other Arizona cities seem to have been heard. Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday said lawmakers will revisit restrictions on short-term rentals during the upcoming legislative session, an apparent change in his position. Ducey’s comments came three months and one day after […]

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      Peoria celebrates the life of long-time councilman

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      “Holdaway told stories of the late councilman coming to his grandkids’ swimming events at Peoria High School dressed in a Speedo swimsuit, eliciting a laugh from many who knew him well.” / Peoria Times By Eric Newman | Peoria Times Many people who grew up with former Councilman Carlo “Rocky” Leone, as both a colleague […]

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      Pinal manager’s contract OK’d

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      Louis M. Andersen By Mark Cowling | Arizona City Independent By a vote of 4-1, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors approved a contract with Louis M. Andersen to be the next county manager Wednesday afternoon. The effective date is Sept. 1, giving Andersen time to work alongside current County Manager Greg Stanley, who has […]

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      Poll: In Arizona, Trump, Biden, Warren in virtual tie

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      Democrat leaders for president: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren By Marcia Hammond | KTAR A pair of Democrats have pulled into a virtual tie with President Donald Trump in a poll of likely Arizona voters that was released Thursday. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have closed the gap in a hypothetical […]

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      Bogus election fraud claims put out by AG hire, Democrats say

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      By Jeremy Duda |Arizona Mirror As his first hire for an Elections Integrity Unit whose mission will partly be to shoot down unfounded allegations of election fraud, Attorney General Mark Brnovich hired a lawyer whom Democrats accused of fueling such rumors herself several years ago. Jennifer Wright this month joined the Attorney General’s Office. She […]

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      Flake, 4 others seen as potential primary opponents to president

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      Bill Weld is already running, but now anti-Trumpers Joe Walsh, Jeff Flake, John Kasich and Mark Sanford may join By Igor Derysh | Salon Four former Republican lawmakers are considering joining former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld in the primary battle against President Donald Trump. Former Reps. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., and Mark Sanford, R-S.C., are close […]

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      Congress pumps brakes on Interior push to relocate Bureau of Land Management

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      Interior says it will now proceed with plans to move about 300 employees to Western states By Rebecca Beitsch | The Hill The Interior Department says it is moving ahead with plans to relocate a Washington-based agency to Colorado after getting the green light from Congress, but lawmakers say no such approval has been granted. […]

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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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          Kayenta Mine layoffs hit, as Navajo Generating Station closure looms

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          A bulldozer crawls over a pile of coal at Peabody’s Kayenta mine on the Navajo Nation in this 2012 photo. The mine is closing this month, ahead of the December closure of its only customer, the Navajo Generating Station. /Photo courtesy Peabody Energy  By Harrison Mantas | Cronkite News The last 265 workers at Kayenta […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] Los Angeles to build world’s largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway

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          The corridor will connect different parts of the Santa Monica Mountain chain, which is crucial to the future of mountain lions. An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain By Katharine Gammon | The Guardian Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildlife […]

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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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            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: 8/23/2019

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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 Opportunity Zone legislation update. Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, has big news regarding a plan by Sens Booker (D-NJ) and Scott […]

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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: $51,476,000Buyer: CIM OFC Scottsdale AZ, LLC Seller: CH Realty VII-WPC O Scottsdale Northsight, LLCProperty Type: Office buildingProperty Size: 351,332 SQFTLocation: 14400 N. 87th St. #200 Scottsdale APN: 215-53-036 – 037 Financing: Cash To view […]

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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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                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

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                 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   4 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

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                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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