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Eat, drink & be merry in 2 Weeks at 9th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships

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The 9th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower returns on November 2nd at WestWorld of Scottsdale. With only two weeks left until polo festivities kick-off we’re getting excited about all the indulgences ahead at the Scottsdale Polo Party. Get Tickets Steak 44 What would a PRIME tent be without catering from Steak 44? […]

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Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose on CNN’s, HLN live talking Jodi Arias appeal

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Allegation made in court Arias did not receive a fair trial Rose Law Group Reporter The Arizona Court of Appeals heard arguments Thursday from lawyers trying to overturn the murder conviction of Jodi Arias, claiming prosecutorial misconduct interfered with her rights to a fair trial. Arias was sentenced to life in prison for the 2008 […]

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Coal No More: As Navajo Generating Station coal plant closes, Page hopes growing tourism industry will steady economy

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By Ryan Randazzo, | Arizona Republic Page was built in one of the most remote corners of the West to support the construction of Glen Canyon Dam.  When the dam was completed in 1966 and the workers moved on, it left little in the way of an economy for Page until construction began on the […]

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The 9th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships introduces charity match to help local animal groups

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The first of its kind at the event, this charity polo match benefits groups that take care of local animals. The winner will receive $10,000 towards their charity. (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.)– On Saturday, November 2nd, WestWorld of Scottsdale will be the Polo center of the world for excited fans and for competitive players testing their skill and […]

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Pioneering immigration musical set for January world premier In Phoenix

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Carrie Rodriguez (Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.)  Tickets go on sale for World Premiere of timely, pioneering new musical based on True Story of Arizona DREAMer Tony Award-Winning Executive Producer Joins Creative TeamWhich Includes Debut of Acclaimed Latina Singer/Songwriter He walked into a Marine Corps recruiting […]

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Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose talks housing, data centers, and Valley hot spots at Business Journal roundtable event

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The panelists in the discussion included (from left): Paul Komadina, senior managing director at CBRE; Jordan Rose, president and founder of Rose Law Group PC; and Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. / Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix Business Journal By most industry metrics, Phoenix is booming. From real estate, to technology, […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Marshallese adoptions fuel a lucrative practice for some lawyers

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U.S. and Marshall Islands officials say the law clearly bars women from traveling to America to give up babies for adoption. But some attorneys are still taking advantage of lax oversight and willing families. By John Hill and Emily Dugdale | Civil Beat NOVEMBER 28, 2018 — In 2017, an Arizona attorney named Paul Petersen […]

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Sins of the father? I worked with whistleblowers in the David Petersen case

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There were no meetings in a dark parking building, such as in “All the President’s Men”; I gained information for many other stories about the Petersen case from two members of Petersen’s staff, sometimes through notes hidden on Capitol grounds and left for me to retrieve.  By Phil Riske | Senior reporter/writer One of the […]

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    [REGIONAL NEWS] Moderate Democrats back 4 bills aimed at making housing more affordable

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    A “For Rent” sign is seen on a building Hollywood, California, May 11, 2016. Angelinos are feeling the increasing burden of rising rents and threats of eviction as forecast indicate rent prices will continue to rise through 2018./Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images By Abby Vesoulis | TIME Millions of Americans find themselves in […]

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    Belfiore: A surge in new home building is coming

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Real estate expert Jim Belfiore expects to see a surge in new home building and housing starts in the Phoenix market, as builders see high demand and try to get ahead of potential impact fee changes Arizona cities could look at next year. “I think we are […]

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    New Sedona homes must have garages

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    Sedona Red Rock News By Ron Eland | Red Rock News For a document that hadn’t been updated in nearly a quarter century, it’s expected that there may be a few tweaks — or dozens, as the case may be — in order to get to the point where everyone is satisfied. That was the […]

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    Neighbors pushed out this Phoenix Dutch Bros. Now new location plans thwarted

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    By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert | Arizona Republic Dutch Bros. Coffee in central Phoenix has nixed a potential move to Third Avenue and Camelback Road after listening to criticism from would-be neighboring businesses and residents. The coffee shop currently sits in a highly-trafficked location at Central Avenue and Camelback Road. A relocation would have moved Dutch Bros. […]

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    [VIDEO] Amid golf’s decline, towns must decide what to do with the land

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    Wall Street Journal Wall Street Journal As golf declines in popularity, communities across the country are struggling with how to best redevelop the land that’s left behind. WSJ visited the Tucson suburb of Oro Valley where the town is trying to figure out what to do with its municipal course. READ ON:

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    Queen Creek Town Council approves Encanterra annexation

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    The Encanterra master-planned residential and commercial project is south and east of Combs and Gantzel roads. / Facebook / Encanterra Queen Creek Independent The Queen Creek Town Council on Oct. 16 approved an annexation including approximately 755 acres along Combs Road and Gantzel Road. The area extends the southeast town boundary and includes the Encanterra […]

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    Lennar, Shea, Woodside team up on Vegas MP

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    Builder Sunstone in northwest Las Vegas will contain more than 3,000 new homes. Builder A joint venture between Lennar Corporation, Shea Homes® and Woodside Homes, today broke ground on Sunstone, a new master-planned community located in northwest Las Vegas. Anticipated to open in 2021, the new community will provide a wide variety of homes within a […]

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    Magazine says Kingman is the nicest place in Arizona

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    By Scott Craven | Arizona Republic When thinking of the nicest places in Arizona, Kingman may not immediately come to mind. Or, frankly, at all. Not when the competition includes the Grand Canyon, Sedona and Bisbee, just to name a few of state’s nicest spots. So how was it that Kingman was recently chosen the […]

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      Price seeking re-election to 4th term

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      Mayor Christian Price By Raquel Hendrickson | InMaricopa Christian Price has announced he is running for re-election as mayor of Maricopa. He is currently in his third term. A partner in Sierra West Group, he was elected to back-to-back two-year terms in 2012 and 2014 and elected to a four-year term in 2016. “There is so […]

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      FH names James economic development analyst

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      Fountain Hills Times Jodi James The Town of Fountain Hills has announced the hiring of Jodi James to the position of economic development analyst. She started with the town in late September. James brings decades of experience in marketing strategy, branding and public relations with a concentration in business development and tourism. Most recently working […]

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      Sinema breaks with Dems on effort to overturn Trump power plant rule

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      By Robin Bravender | Arizona Mirror The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was one of three Democrats who sided with the Republicans.  Democrats forced a Senate floor vote on a resolution to block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s power plant rule, […]

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      Senate approves Arizonan Barbara Barrett as fourth female Air Force secretary

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      Sen. Martha McSallay, left, and Barbara Barrett./ Cronkite News By Lindsay Walker | Cronkite News The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm Arizona businesswoman Barbara Barrett as the next Air Force secretary, one day after brushing aside an attempt to stall her nomination over Air Force use of Trump hotels for official business. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was […]

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      City Council recap: ASU downtown housing, light rail extensions

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      By Katelyn Dyer | Downtown Devil City Council voted and approved many items that pertain to downtown from the light rail to the Phoenix City Code. City Council approved City Manager Ed Zuercher to enter a contract with Arizona State University. The contract is to start planning for the new downtown living dorms for ASU students and […]

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      Bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s Syria actions, but 3 Arizona Republicans stand with him

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      Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Turkey, on Oct. 15, 2019. The military action is part of a campaign to extend Turkish control of more of northern Syria, a large swath of which is currently held by Syrian Kurds, whom Turkey regards as […]

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      Group tries to dodge fine for campaign finance law violation

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      By Howard Fischer |Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A group that spent $260,000 attacking a 2014 foe of Doug Ducey in his first gubernatorial race is trying again to escape paying a fine for violating state campaign finance laws. Attorneys for the Legacy Foundation Action Fund contend that the Citizens Clean Elections Commission […]

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      Arizona lawmakers have held few town halls in 2019, and Republicans have had none

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      Town Hall Project Executive Director Nathan Williams said there is a general disparity between Republicans and Democrats on the national level, but said he finds Arizona’s one-sidedness unusual. By Wissam Melhem | Cronkite News Service via Arizona Mirror Congress returned this week from a two-week recess, a time when lawmakers can go home and meet […]

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        After a divorce, who gets the dog? Rose Law Group family attorney Audra Petrolle explains ‘furry friend’ options in Arizona

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        I recommend a petnup. By Steven Petrow | The New York Times “I have some good news,” my divorce lawyer told me during our second consultation in her downtown Durham, N.C., office. Before divulging it, she asked a question: “Are you willing to pay $16,000 for Zoe?” In our first meeting I’d explained to the lawyer, Milan […]

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        Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner and Director Family Law Dept., talks to 3TV/CBS5 about more pending adoptions through Paul Petersen

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        Kaine Fisher with Brittni Thomason, talking Petersen adoptions. / 3tv By Brittni Thomason | azfamily The Superior Court in Maricopa County said it has learned of six more pending adoptions through Paul Petersen. The Maricopa County Assessor who’s in federal custody is accused of international adoption fraud. [VIDEO: Six pending adoptions tied to Maricopa County Assessor […]

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        [SUNDAY FEATURE] Marshallese adoptions fuel a lucrative practice for some lawyers

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        U.S. and Marshall Islands officials say the law clearly bars women from traveling to America to give up babies for adoption. But some attorneys are still taking advantage of lax oversight and willing families. By John Hill and Emily Dugdale | Civil Beat NOVEMBER 28, 2018 — In 2017, an Arizona attorney named Paul Petersen […]

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        Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner and director Family Law Dept., talks to NBC’s Oxygen network about Paul Petersen and red flags raised years ago

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        Paul Petersen / Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office / Oxygen Paul Petersen raised eyebrows over a decade ago when he allegedly arranged for a pregnant woman from the Marshall Islands to give birth in the U.S. By Dorian Geiger | Oxygen An Arizona public official remains behind bars following accusations he masterminded a human trafficking and […]

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        Why did it take so long for the arrest of Paul Petersen? Kaine Fisher, director Rose Law Group Family Law Dept., talks judicial system

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        Kaine Fisher speaking on Channels 3 and 5 By Brittni Thomason | AzFamily and CBS 5 After the arrest of County Assessor Paul Petersen in an adoption fraud operation this week, some wonder why it took so long to take him into custody. Court documents say a judge picked up on Paul Petersen’s scheme 13 […]

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        Rose Law Group family attorney Audra Petrolle on Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie’s new approach to co-parenting, post-divorce

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        Brad Pitt, Angelina Jole. / sheknows By Julie Sprankles | sheknows Breaking up is hard to do under the best circumstances. Add six children into the mix and contentious circumstances surrounding the split, and things are bound to get complicated. But, after two years, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are learning to co-parent after divorce — although, not […]

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        In defense of pre-nups: Don’t fear them, says Rose Law Group family attorney Audra Petrolle

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        This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost. Edited for length and clarity You are going to get married. You have substantial net worth. You have a business that you have built up over the years and it is now doing well. You are excited about your upcoming marriage and you don’t want to do […]

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        Co-parenting tips before school starts; Rose Law Group family law attorney Audra Petrolle says lots of agreements are necessary to keep blended families stable

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        By Diane L. Danois, J.D. This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Edited for length and clarity Potential battlegrounds for divorced parents are in abundance when it comes to school, especially if stepparents are part of the picture.  [With a new school here], I’d like to offer some tips for the newly […]

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          Sinema breaks with Dems on effort to overturn Trump power plant rule

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          By Robin Bravender | Arizona Mirror The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was one of three Democrats who sided with the Republicans.  Democrats forced a Senate floor vote on a resolution to block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s power plant rule, […]

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          Coal No More: As Navajo Generating Station coal plant closes, Page hopes growing tourism industry will steady economy

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          By Ryan Randazzo, | Arizona Republic Page was built in one of the most remote corners of the West to support the construction of Glen Canyon Dam.  When the dam was completed in 1966 and the workers moved on, it left little in the way of an economy for Page until construction began on the […]

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          Nikola part of project for fuel cell integration in military vehicle

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          The Nikola Reckless is designed for military use. It is just one of several vehicles that were unveiled April 16 at Nikola World. / Nikola Motor Company / Pinal Central Pinal Central | Pinal Central A division of the Nikola Motor Company has been awarded a $4.35 million project to test the integration of a hydrogen […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] BLM Director Pendley defends moving agency’s base to West, says D.C. managers out of touch

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          County commissioner says BLM minimizing public’s opportunity for input By Judiith Kohler | The Denver Post Acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley, speaking at a conference Friday, insisted that moving his agency’s headquarters to Colorado will make the staff more responsive to the public despite concerns that public involvement is being curtailed. […]

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          Workers vote to strike against Tucson-based Asarco over ‘insulting’ contract offer

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          ASARCO labor rally: Labor unions representing about 2,000 Asarco workers picketed amid contentious contract negotiations in 2015./Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star By David Wichner | Arizona Daily Star   Unions representing about 2,000 hourly workers at five Asarco mining operations in Arizona and Texas voted overwhelmingly to strike against unfair labor practices, rejecting a final […]

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          Avondale ‘certified green’: The first 13 businesses

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          West Valley View Avondale is not only growing fast, it’s also growing green. Avondale launched a Certified Green Business Program last fall. The goal was to recognize businesses “for their investments and contributions to operate in a more environmentally responsible way through sustainable practices.” It’s off to a good start, according to Hether Krause, manager […]

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          [REGIONAL NEWS] $1.3 billion lithium mining project takes shape in rural Northern Nevada

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          According to Lithium Nevada, the company has produced over 3,000 kg (105,821 oz.) of high-quality lithium sulfate solution at its testing facility in Reno. Lithium Nevada expects to conduct a feasibility study with a Phase 1 production capacity of 20,000 tonnes per annum of battery-quality LCE, which is expected to be complete by mid-2020./Courtesy Lithium […]

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          Biggs, Gosar, Lesko want Trump to subsidize American uranium companies

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          By Parker Shea | Arizona Mirror Three of Arizona’s four Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives called on President Donald Trump to “revive and expand” the atrophied domestic uranium industry through government subsidies just days before his Nuclear Fuel Working Group released its recommendations. Because “free market uranium companies in the U.S. are unable […]

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            Cannabis and Hemp View All →

            [REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado Supreme Court to weigh in on how judges decide when people on probation can use medical marijuana

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            The case involves an El Paso County judge who demanded the defendant bring a doctor to court The Colorado Supreme Court chambers at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center in Denver, Colorado November 14, 2013. /Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post By Saja Hindi | The Denver Post Colorado courts are still trying to figure out […]

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            [REGIONAL NEWS] Legal cannabis in New Mexico closer to reality

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            A work group of 22 policy leaders from across the state completed their recommendation to the Governor about what a recreational marijuana program would look like By Justin Matthews  |KOAT Making marijuana legal for anyone 21 and older in New Mexico is now in the hands of our elected officials, after a governor-appointed work group finished […]

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            Reefer madness clouds Old Town Scottsdale medical marijuana dispensary pursuit

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            Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Sunday Goods By Terrance Thornton | Scottsdale Independent A recent proposal to bring in a medical marijuana dispensary to Old Town Scottsdale has nearby proprietors concerned property values will go up in smoke, a burgeoning cohesive vision for the area could never emerge — and that kind of operation may bring […]

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            Yep, that’s a giant joint on the lawn of the Capitol

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            Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photo: Marijuana activists hold up a 51-foot inflatable joint during a rally at the U.S. Capitol to call on Congress pass cannabis reform legislation on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. /Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call

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            Square opens up payment processing to more CBD businesses; move signals industry growth, says Jonathan Udell, Rose Law Group Attorney focusing on the cannabis and hemp industries

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            Getty / Forbes By Tom Angell | Forbes Payments processor Square announced on Thursday that it is making its payment processing services available to more businesses that sell CBD products. The lack of financial services has been a key problem for companies in the cannabis industry, including those that only deal with cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating […]

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            Hemp animal feed? An “exciting alternative,’ says Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partner, director of cannabis and hemp departments

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            Drovers By Greg Henderson | Drovers Volatility driven by overproduction, trade wars and ever-more fickle consumers has American farmers and ranchers facing the largest financial crisis in a generation. Searching for alternatives, many U.S. farmers are scrambling this winter to add hemp to their crop rotation, thanks to the green light given to the long-forbidden […]

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            ‘High-end’ marijuana dispensary planned for downtown Scottsdale

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            Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Sunday Goods By Lorraine Longhi | Arizona Republic Corrections & Clarifications: Jason Rose’s occupation was incorrect in a previous version of this article. Downtown Scottsdale may see its first medical marijuana dispensary — if it can overcome the potential hurdle a nearby preschool presents. Sunday Goods, which operates an all-natural cannabis farm in southeastern Arizona, wants […]

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            Bad seeds cause Kentucky hemp crop to tank, suit alleges; Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, weighs in

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            By Aimee Green | The Oregonian/OregonLive A Kentucky-based company that produces CBD has filed a $44 million lawsuit against an Oregon company it claims sold it nearly worthless hemp seeds that ruined a massive 2019 crop. The crop was destined to help fulfill the country’s booming demand for CBD, a plant extract soaring in popularity as […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/16/2019

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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 Pioneering immigration musical set for January world premier In Phoenix.Americano! A timely new musical based on the life of DREAMer Tony Valdovinos who discovers his undocumented status when […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/15/2019

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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 Pinal County water woes already impacting development. “As of right now, we have no water.” That from the president of Attesa motor sports park, who had more to say on […]

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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: $85,750,000Buyer: BOF AZ Phoenix Gateway Center, LLC  Seller: ARE-LEI Phoenix Gateway Associates, LLC Property Type: Commercial Property Size: 560,335 SQ FTLocation: 410, 426, 432 N. 44th Street & 313 N. Gateway Blvd, Phoenix  APN: 104-24-011 […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/14/2019

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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 Reefer madness clouds Old Town Scottsdale medical marijuana dispensary pursuit. (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Sunday Goods.) A “midnight-hour” legal challenge concerning Sunday Goods’ plans to open a medical cannabis […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/11/2019

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              The Dealmaker is a daily note of the day’s top real estate stories served just in time for lunch. Bon Appetit! Subscribe here to receive the Dealmaker to your inbox What did you do yesterday?Tim Garvin Jr., Executive Vice President, City Property Management Co. Book recommendations, a homebuilder trade show and dressing up like a cowpoke occupy a […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/10/2019

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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 [OPINION] How to keep the lights on in wildfire season — go solar; but not only during fire season, says RLG Co-Founder Court Rich. In SFChronicle, Vote Solar Dir. Susannah Churchill champions solar as […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/9/2019

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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 Square opens up payment processing to more CBD businesses; move signals industry growth, says Jonathan Udell, Rose Law Group attorney focusing on cannabis, hemp industries. Jonathan Udell tells RLGR that Square’s program, […]

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              The Dealmaker: 10/8/2019

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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 Real estate industry seeking affordable housing solutions. With insight from real estate consultant Jim Belfiore, Chamber Business News explores factors behind — and solutions to — an affordability squeeze that’s “leaving more […]

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                Water View All →

                Pinal water-study pushback

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                This canal channels Central Arizona Project water to farmland in Pinal County. / Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter There is push back over assertions that fast-growing Pinal County does not have enough water to keep up with long-term growth. An analysis of an Arizona Department of […]

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                OPINION] Pinal County doesn’t have enough water for the long haul. What will we do about it?

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                This 1.8-mile-long fissure is 30 feet deep in places. It opened south of Arizona City after decades of heavy groundwater pumping./Photo- Arizona Department of Water Resources (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Opinion: There are lot more straws in the ground now, all drawing from the same, finite pot. How many more […]

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                Experts: AZ water rules are flawed

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                Twitter Overhaul advised to ensure future supplies By Ian James | The Republic A set of water rules that has fueled rapid growth in Arizona’s suburbs is riddled with weaknesses, according to a new report by researchers at Arizona State University, who argue the system needs to be overhauled to protect homeowners from rising costs […]

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                As water sources dry up, Arizona farmers feel the heat of climate change

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                Knorr Farms owner Rob Knorr holding irrigation piping. / Civil Eats Farms in central Arizona will soon lose access to Colorado River water, impacting farmers, cities, and Native communities. By Meg Wilcox | Civil Eats This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of […]

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                Pinal County water woes already impacting development

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                A Central Arizona Project canal runs through the land that is slated to become the 2,511-acre Attesa motor sports park south of Casa Grande. Patrick Johnson, president of Attesa, said the canal will serve as a backdrop for a walking trail on the property. / Heather Smathers /PinalCentral By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa | Casa Grande Dispatch […]

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                [OPINION] Pinal County’s water future requires local solutions today

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                Roosevelt Dam in 1911./Wikipedia By Tom Buschatzke, Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources| Pinal Central  (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) The Roosevelt Dam in 1911. The Hoover Dam in 1936. The Central Arizona Project in 1993. Monumental projects like these often come first to mind when discussing Arizona’s water […]

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                A bitter debate rages over the future of Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats

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                A scientist examines the condition of the salt flats./CBS NEWS CBS NEWS [REGIONAL NEWS] Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats have been one of America’s most famous speedways for more than 100 years. The salt that stretches for miles and miles in northwest Utah makes the region look like a different planet — one that is uniquely […]

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                Improvement district’s water system given to Town of Queen Creek

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                The water improvement district includes an area south of Hunt Highway, from just west of Sossaman Road to east of Ellsworth Road. / Arianna Grainey, Independent Newsmedia Queen Creek Independent Pinal County has transferred a distribution system owned by the dissolved Queen Creek Domestic Water Improvement District to the Town of Queen Creek. An intergovernmental […]

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