AG opinion: Officials must preserve public records even on private phones; privacy vs transparency, says Rose Law Group attorney Tom Galvin

Rose Law Group Reporter Public officials can’t use private phones or social media messages to get around public records laws, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich stated in an opinion Friday. On the other hand, the AG also concluded information on those private cells phones is not actually a public record, even if it pertains to public business Brnovich said public …

Diverse interests came together in 1980 to pass Arizona’s groundwater law; a matter of balancing growth with conservation, says Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water attorney

Controversy continues over safe-yield, Big Chino, environment By Cindy Barks | The Daily Courier Water — and its long and contentious history in Arizona – took center stage in Prescott this past week. About 275 people turned out at the Elks Theatre in downtown Prescott Wednesday evening, May 17, for the northern Arizona premier of “Groundwater, To Enact a Law …

Controversy over large-scale water pumping by foreign-owned farms reaches Arizona Capitol; Rose Law Group land use and water attorney Thomas Galvin testifies

By Isaac Windes | Arizona Capitol Times Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte Farms. A bill requiring the collection of data, such as the water levels of basins and the number of wells in northwestern Arizona, isn’t going anywhere at the state Capitol, but it’s having an impact anyway. Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte Farms. The legislation brought to the …

My Turn: How an obscure lawsuit could hurt Arizona water management; Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water attorney, comments

By Kathleen Ferris | The Republic The heart of this conflict boils down to who’s in charge of Arizona’s Colorado River water issues (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  What might seem to be an obscure lawsuit in federal court has potentially damaging consequences for water management in Arizona. The case involves the Central Arizona Water …

Groundbreaking water agreement signed, lauded by Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water lawyer

NEWS RELEASE: Central Arizona Project(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Wheeling, firming and exchanges aren’t words Central Arizona Project (CAP) throws around lightly, but those three words are the basis of an historic agreement recently signed by Central Arizona Project and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The “CAP System Use Agreement” increases the reliability …

Grandmother evicted under Arizona ‘Squatters Law’ even though she was paying rent; Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water law attorney, provides insight

azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport 3TV/CBS 5 A Glendale woman says she was evicted from her home of more than a year without notice under an Arizona law designed to target squatters – even though she was paying rent. Pat Siron said officers gave her just 15 minutes to gather her belongings Jan. 8 and leave a …

Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group Land Use Attorney and candidate for Central Arizona Water Conservation District has his campaign in full swing!

Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land-use attorney, and his campaign volunteers have put up campaign signs all over Maricopa County! Thomas is a candidate for the Central Arizona Water Conservation District, campaigning for a County-wide seat. For further information check out: www.GalvinForArizona.com Follow Thomas Galvin at: Facebook:  Galvin for Arizona Instagram: @thomasgalvin Twitter:  @TGalvin4AZ   

Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group land use attorney with an emphasis on water law, provides analysis of the precarious state of Lake Mead and Lake Powell water levels

By Thomas Galvin, land use attorney at Rose Law Group, with a focus on water law; candidate for the CAP board in 2016. At a recent briefing, Thomas Buschatzke, director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources, and Ted Cooke, general manager of the Central Arizona Project (CAP), provided a stark assessment of the Colorado River for those assembled in …

Much work remains on Ducey professional licensing bill; Rose Law Group attorneys Tom Galvin and Evan Bolick represent Yoga Alliance on Deregulation Bill

Editor’s Note: Rose Law Group Represents Yoga Alliance. By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Capitol Times A bill approved by the House Commerce Committee on Feb. 17 would nix licensing requirements for various professions, including yoga instructors. One of Gov. Doug Ducey’s top priorities from his State of the State address took its first step toward completion as a House committee …