Workforce development and infrastructure top priorities for Pinal County Mayors

By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter Pinal County has seen some big wins such as Nikola Motor Company coming to Coolidge and Lucid Motors locating in Casa Grande. When mayors gathered together this morning, infrastructure and workforce development were top points at the Pinal Partnership panel, moderated by Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president. Casa Grande …

Michael Lafferty wants to bring $70M workforce housing development to Pinal

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Lafferty By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Developer Michael Lafferty is looking to bring a new $70 million workforce housing development to Pinal County. “I have 20 acres on Highway 87,” said Lafferty, who is president of Phoenix-based Lafferty Development. The project could total 600 units and is aimed at proving affordable …

Pinal County prepares for influx of thousands of new jobs

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Saint Holdings AZBigMedia There are nearly 450,000 people living in Pinal County, a mostly rural, sprawling county the size of Connecticut. And each workday, the roads leading out of Pinal County are full of people heading to work. “The estimate that we’ve heard is that as many as 90,000 people commute out of Pinal County to …

Az Republic reports on water in Pinal; ‘no actual shortage’ says Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose in AZCentral

By Dustin Gardiner | Arizona Republic State water regulators say there may not be enough water underground for dozens of planned developments in Pinal County, new subdivisions that, if built, would bring more than 139,000 homes. That finding is based on data the Arizona Department of Water Resources has compiled that shows a long-term groundwater shortage in the area is possible. The data, which The …

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 …

[SCOOP] The bright side of the Corporation Commission action related to Johnson Utilities

Rose Law Group Reporter Staff The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Tuesday issued an order that paves the way for continued growth in north-central Pinal County. When EPCOR and commission staff first approached the ACC just a few short weeks ago, they were jointly proposing a blanket moratorium stopping all new sewer and water interconnections into the Johnson Utilities’ system. What the …

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 …

Tax Court rules Pinal County transportation 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 Pinal County might not be getting those roads residents thought they voted for. The tax passed by voters to fund major road projects throughout Pinal County was struck down …