Apartment owners, landlords challenge state’s moratorium on evictions; Rose Law Group litigator Olen Lenets says moratorium has ‘rational basis.’

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Apartment owners and other landlords are challenging Arizona’s moratorium on evictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arizona Multihousing Association, Manufactured Housing Communities of Arizona and some individual rental property owners are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn the state’s eviction moratorium that protects tenants adversely impacted by COVID-19 and its …

Trump’s executive orders: Payroll tax deferral. Rose Law Group attorney Dan Gauthier outlines what this “payroll tax holiday” could mean for employers.

By Daniel Gauthier | Rose Law Group Reporter Over the weekend President Trump signed four executive orders providing COVID-19 related relief to Americans. The President’s actions come as Congress continues to negotiate – and fails to agree on – the next round of COVID-19 stimulus funding. Contained in one of the executive orders is a payroll tax deferral for certain American workers …

Judge rules Arizona gyms should be given chance to reopen, Rose Law Group Attorney Jonathan Udell comments

By 12News PHOENIX – An Arizona judge ruled Tuesday that gyms should have the opportunity to reopen. Mountainside Fitness, along with EOS Fitness were plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed against Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. READ ON: Today’s court order strikes a fine balance between ensuring the government has the tools it needs to combat a pandemic, while also ensuring a …

U.S. immigration officials spread coronavirus with detainee transfers

Mica Rosenberg, Kristina Cooke, Reade Levinson | Reuters NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Public health specialists have for months warned the U.S. government that shuffling detainees among immigration detention centers will expose people to COVID-19 and help spread the disease. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has continued the practice, saying it is taking all necessary precautions. It turns out the health …

Supreme Court says a state may require presidential electors to support its popular-vote winner; RLG attorney Tom Galvin explains

A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks along the steps to the Supreme Court Building, as a series of rulings are issued at the United States Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., July 6, 2020. /REUTERS/Tom Brenner By Robert Barnes | The Washington Post The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that a state may require presidential electors to support the winner of …

Calls to action from George Floyd and COVID-19

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately hit lower income workers, students, and households while the George Floyd protests and unrest magnify social and racial injustices. Those were two takeaways and calls for action from John Graham, a one of Arizona’s top business leaders. Graham, who is chairman and CEO of real estate development firm …