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Court of Appeals validates Pinal road tax

Posted by   /  January 17, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County who have worked to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. By Jim Headley | Casa Grande Dispatch The Arizona Court of Appeals found the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority and Proposition 417 tax to be valid in a decision released […]

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Congratulations, Pinal County, on your hard-fought victory! Analysis of appellate court’s upholding of Pinal road tax

Posted by   /  January 17, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Featured News  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County who have worked to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county Analysis of the appellate court’s upholding of Pinal road tax By Jordan Rose and Johnathan Udall | Rose Law Group Thursday’s decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals, upholding […]

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Arizona Court of Appeals upholds Pinal County RTA

Posted by   /  January 16, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Featured News  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County who have worked to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. Rose Law Group Reporter The Arizona Court of Appeals issued a decision validating Proposition 417, Pinal County’s excise tax funding Proposition 416, a regional transportation plan, which was approved […]

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Arizona may have violated the voting rights of hundreds of thousands of people. Will the state fix problems by Election Day?

Posted by   /  January 14, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Petra Falcon, executive director of Promise Arizona, speaks to people gathered for a rally outside the 9th Circuit federal court in Pasadena, California on July 16, 2015 /Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images By Dianna M. Náñez | Arizona Republic  In 1993, Congress passed a sweeping law to make it easier for Americans […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: New Mexico fines Air Force $1.7 million over groundwater

Posted by   /  January 13, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Water  /  No Comments

New Mexico has fined the Air Force for discharging wastewater without a permit and failing to monitor the discharge for toxic chemicals found in firefighting foam. Here, airmen at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., work their way through foam after a hangar’s fire suppression system was activated in 2009. /Air Force AirForceTimes The New Mexico […]

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Disgraced former lawmaker David Stringer is running for Yavapai County Attorney

Posted by   /  January 11, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Rep. David Stringer. Photo by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror Disgraced former lawmaker David Stringer, who resigned last year after 1983 criminal charges he paid an intellectually disabled boy for sex in Baltimore in 1983 came to light, is mounting a campaign to oust longtime Republican Yavapai County Attorney […]

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Arizona Department of Education sued over vouchers

Posted by   /  January 7, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

The Goldwater Institute today sued the Arizona Department of Education, alleging it mishandled the state’s school voucher program in a way that breaks state law, Arizona Capitol Times reported. The lawsuit, filed in Maricopa County Superior Court on behalf of several families, alleges the department engaged in illegal rulemaking when it developed its Empowerment Scholarship Account handbook […]

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Indicted Maricopa County assessor resigns, awaits criminal trials in adoption fraud scheme

Posted by   /  January 7, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic  Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen, who faces dozens of felony charges in three states, resigned from his county job Tuesday.  The supervisors said they believed Petersen’s absence from office while incarcerated for nearly three weeks in October qualified as neglect of duty. Petersen’s resignation comes after months of him […]

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Opinion: Against all odds dreaming of a better tomorrow is uniquely American

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Tony Valdovinos | Paradise Valley Independent (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Recently the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case that could result in me being kicked out of the only country I have ever known. On January 29th a musical called Americano! opens at The Phoenix Theatre Company based […]

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Mesa triplex used in Paul Petersen’s adoption business sold; profits seized by state

Posted by   /  January 4, 2020  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

Paul Petersen leaves Maricopa County Superior Court with his attorney, Kurt Altmar By Robert Anglen | Arizona Republic During an Oct. 8 raid, Arizona state troopers found eight pregnant women living in the cramped triplex on Brown Road west of Stapley Drive. Utah authorities documented a similar scene at a home Petersen owned in West […]

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