Federal bank regulators have scheduled a workshop on border banking challenges in Nogales, Ariz. next month. The workshop comes amidst growing concerns by Arizona border businesses about access to banking services.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr. of Tennessee and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations.
Nearly three decades ago, Evan Mecham became Arizona’s governor and it didn’t take long for him to generate national controversy. Mecham rescinded the order of his predecessor, Bruce Babbitt, that declared a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Arizona.
When the Federal Aviation Administration changed its departure and arrival procedures out of Sky Harbor Airport last September, noise became an issue for homeowners in several of Phoenix’s historic neighborhoods. Now some homeowners want to modify their historic properties to minimize the roar of jet engines. But for at least one, there’s a hitch.