Governor Ducey extends ‘stay at home’ order, with modifications

By Thomas Galvin | Attorney at Rose Law Group Governor Ducey extended his “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected” executive order just one day before its April 30th deadline. The executive order is now in effect until May 15th, but there are important modifications. Beginning on Monday May 4th, retailers, who have not been listed as “essential services”, and who are involved in the …

Keys to navigating SBA help, landlord-tenant challenges during COVID-19

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Rose Law Group hosted a virtual round table yesterday aimed at helping businesses, landlords and tenants navigate the Care Act economic stimulus bill and other ways for businesses to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our goal is to save all of our clients businesses,” said Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose. You can check …

RLG regulatory attorney Tom Galvin talks stopgaps as Scottsdale businesses struggle to survive

By Wayne Schutsky | Scottsdale Progress On normal days, Melissa Fink finds herself preoccupied with glitter and glam as dozens of children celebrate birthdays, have tea parties and attend camps at her Scottsdale business that is dedicated to all things girly. But things have changed as the coronavirus has impacted businesses across all sectors, causing layoffs, revenue drops and Scottsdale …

RLG regulatory attorney Thomas Galvin talks to Arizona Republic about helping local businesses, in report on how Old Town Scottsdale is now a ‘ghost town’ in peak tourist season

By Lorraine Longhi | The Republic On Thursday, when Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane declared a state of emergency, he stopped short of shuttering businesses. That became moot when the governor stepped in to do so. Lane said Scottsdale has “many industries other than tourism,” and that he did not want to act without taking steps to thoroughly investigate the effects it would have …

What is ‘Shelter In Place’? Could it be called for in Arizona? What are essential businesses and would yours qualify under ‘extraordinary measures’? RLG regulatory attorney Thomas Galvin has answers

By Thomas Galvin, Attorney at Rose Law Group We are looking at other jurisdictions and other states and seeing what they are doing to flatten the curve of the threat from Covid-19. Today we look at Nevada and San Francisco. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued a “Risk Mitigation Initiative,” which ,while not an executive order, is issued as a guidance …

ROSE LAW GROUP Can Help You as the SBA Provides Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Covid-19

By Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group Attorney ROSE LAW GROUP has been reviewing and researching the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by President Donald Trump. The US Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide small businesses that are impacted by Coronavirus up to $2 million each in disaster assistance loans. These low-interest federal disaster loans will provide working capital for …

Pinal County has plenty of water for the next 100 years. We just need to prioritize demand

Opinion: An alarming prediction about Pinal County facing a water shortage is a myth that’s based on outdated assumptions and incomplete data. By Jordan Rose and Tom Galvin, opinion contributors | azcentral Mark Twain once wrote of his difficulty with math by ascribing a quote about the flexible power of numbers to British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, “There are three …

Rose Law Group Land-use and Regulatory Attorney Tom Galvin talks to AZCentral about La Paz aluminum plant; stresses safety standards, economic benefits

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Alliance Metals By Ian James | Arizona Republic A company’s plan to build an aluminum recycling plant in a farming town in La Paz County drew an outpouring of opposition during a meeting where people urged environmental regulators not to sign off on the project. Homeowners and local businesspeople told officials from the Arizona Department …