Arizona Congressmen Want More Flexible Voter Law
Arizona lawmakers at the state and federal level are working on separate efforts that would make it harder to vote in what Democrats are calling an attack on low-income and Latino voters.
Arizona's Republican U.S. Reps. Matt Salmon, Paul Gosar, David Schweikert and Trent Franks announced on Tuesday legislation that would allow states to verify voters' U.S. citizenship after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a state law targeting voters in the country illegally. Read More
Arizona Gov. Brewer Signs Election Overhaul Bill
Gov. Jan Brewer signed a sweeping election bill Wednesday that will overhaul the early voting process in Arizona and make it more difficult for third-party candidates to get on the ballot.
The legislation backed by state and local election officials seeks to trim Arizona's permanent early voting list and limit who may return mail ballots for voters. Read More
Banks and Credit Unions Weathered Financial Storm
Four- and five-star financial institutions are classified as “recommended” by Bauer Financial, which said that more than 70 percent of U.S. banks and almost 76 percent of federally-insured federal credit unions now have that status.
One bank and one credit union in the Tucson region have joined the ranks of the most financially sound and healthy financial institutions in the U.S., according to quarterly rankings issued by Bauer Financial, an independent research firm known for its “star ratings.” Read More