Phoenix Councilman Michael Nowakowski wins in court, won’t face recall; Rose Law Group regulatory attorney, Thomas F. Galvin, comments

By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic Controversial Phoenix Councilman Michael Nowakowski will not face a planned May recall election after a victory in court Monday. The councilman’s sister, Rosa Maria Morales, filed a lawsuit in early January challenging some of the technical components of the recall campaign against Nowakowski. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Rosa Mroz ruled Monday that the Urban Phoenix Project …

City explains tourist tax for renovations to Talking Stick Resort Arena

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the Phoenix Suns. The City of Phoenix has launched a website, https://www.phoenix.gov/arena#Arena06, which provides information and updates about the status of Talking Stick Resort Arena. The website provides information regarding the economic impact of the city-owned arena. The city is the building’s landlord and the Suns operate and maintain the building for the city. …

Frank Riggs and his “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day on Twitter” – what did he have to say about Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use attorney?

By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror A former California congressman who this year lost his second statewide race in Arizona in four years went on Twitter tirades against political gadflies and this reporter Sunday evening, during which he called critics “gutless punks,” “cowards,” “sniveling” and “trolls,” and belittled them for never having served in the military. This morning, Frank Riggs …

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and attorneys Thomas Galvin, and Logan Elia to present at Arizona Association for Economic Development Fall Forum, Thursday October 18th

Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Medical Cannabis Department, Land Use Attorney, Thomas Galvin, and Litigator, Logan Elia to present Thursday, October 18th at 10:45 a.m. Arizona Association for Economic Development Fall Forum, on “Understanding and Navigating Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Industry” at Little America Hotel in Flagstaff. For More information click here: 

Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use attorney, on 12 News KPNX McSally-Sinema voter ‘reaction’ panel at 7 pm, following 6 pm debate, on PBS

The debate will be hosted by Arizona PBS, Monday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. You can watch the debate live on Arizona PBS, as well as www.azpbs.org. The debate will air again at 10 p.m. on Arizona PBS. Following the debate head to 12 News KPNX for the Voter Reaction panel, airing at 7 p.m., where Thomas Galvin will be engaging in …

Phoenix City Council kills medical marijuana tax; a ‘victory against bad policy,’ says Rose Law Group land-use & regulatory attorney Thomas F. Galvin

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents multiple medical-marijuana dispensaries in Phoenix and was hired to help kill the potential tax By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic The Phoenix City Council voted unanimously to kill a tax proposal that could have cost medical marijuana dispensaries millions of dollars each year. After backlash from the medical marijuana industry and transparency concerns voiced by council members, Mayor …

Phoenix Mayor proposes massive taxes on medical-marijuana dispensaries; Rose Law Group land-use & regulatory attorney Thomas F. Galvin calls the tax ‘arbitrary and capricious’

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times The mayor of Phoenix is prepared to levy a significant new tax on medical marijuana businesses that could decimate the city’s dispensaries and raise costs for patients. In a letter to the Phoenix city manager on Thursday, Mayor Thelda Williams proposed an occupational licensing tax on medical-marijuana businesses in order to fund Phoenix’s …

Arizona ruling sides with developer in San Pedro River water use dispute; Legislature must solve the issues, says Rose Law Group land-use, regulatory and water attorney, Thomas Galvin

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star The Arizona Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to new development in and around Sierra Vista even if it could dry up the San Pedro River — and even if it turns out that the homebuyers later end up with nothing but sand coming out of their faucets. In …