State laws & the regulation of the towing industry, by RLG Partner Adam Trenk and RLG litigator Olen Lenets

By Adam Trenk and Olen Lenets | Rose Law Group In the State of Arizona, the rights and responsibilities of a towing company are outlined and regulated by the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.). Political subdivisions of the State, such as counties and municipalities may also have additional regulations found in their codes and ordinances relating to the subject, but the heart of the law comes …

Rebooting Main Street, the retention and liquidity game and other ways for Arizona (and Pinal County) to survive COVID-19

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic is putting economic development projects on temporary holds. But that does not mean businesses should not continuing moving forward with permits, government entitlements and the logistics of those projects so they are ready to go when the pandemic subsides and the economy reboots. That was one of the discussion …

The Monday Morning Commute: Ask the traffic engineer; here’s what stopped train-car collisions in Phoenix by Paul Basha, Summit Land Management

Summit Land Management, Paul Basha, provides answers and proves that thinking about traffic is really interesting!! Phoenix light rail collision study For those who have lived in metropolitan Phoenix for more than a decade, you may recall that when the light rail system began operation in December 2008, there seemed to be a train-car collision every week. Actually, in the …

Arizona Court of Appeals finds Prop 417 ‘valid’

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 Dana Trumbull | Apache Junction and Gold Canyon News On Thursday, January 16, the Arizona Court of Appeals released its opinion concerning Proposition 417. The unanimous decision reversed the ruling of Arizona’s tax court, …

Arizona Court of Appeals upholds Pinal County RTA

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 by voters. “After working on this …

Pinal at appeals court on transportation tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jim Headley | PinalCentral The Pinal Regional Transportation Authority believes it was given the authority to collect a variable rate retail excise tax when voters approved Proposition 417 in 2017. The Goldwater Institute and even …

Judge lets Pinal County keep collecting RTA tax

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. By Kevin Reagan PHOENIX — A judge has decided to allow Pinal County to keep collecting a transportation tax until an appellate court decides whether it’s legally valid. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Christopher Whitten …

Pinal files RTA appeal, wants to keep collecting tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Kevin Reagan | Casa Grande Dispatch Counsel representing Pinal County has formally filed a notice to appeal a judge’s ruling that declared its new voter-approved excise tax is “illegal.” Joseph Kanefield, a Phoenix attorney representing …

Supervisors vote to appeal court’s ruling that Pinal road tax is illegal

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent The Pinal County Board of Supervisors has voted to appeal a Maricopa County Tax Court decision striking down a new sales tax designed to pay for transportation projects across …

[EDITORIAL] Pinal road tax

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county Pinal Central Pinal County’s new road tax has been struck down in Tax Court after a lawsuit was filed by the Goldwater Institute, a conservative and …