Wall Street

Wall Street, financial industry, Arizona, Schweikert, Lehman Brothers crash
Sep 12, 2023

15 years later: reflecting on the Lehman Brothers crash of 2008

As we move forward, it's imperative for leaders in Congress to remain committed to crafting responsible legislation. Such legislation should not stifle the financial sector but should ensure it operates with responsibility and integrity.

Sinema, Congress, failed banks
Jun 23, 2023

Sinema cites bill targeting leaders of failed banks after criticism of her Wall Street ties

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the Democratic defector turned independent who's been criticized as too closely aligned with Wall Street interests, took credit Thursday for helping broker legislation that would target executives of failed banks.

Ruben Gallego, wetlands, Twitter
Apr 17, 2023

Gallego raises more money than Sinema in Arizona Senate race

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reported raising just over $2.1 million in her first full fundraising quarter since leaving the Democratic Party, a smaller haul than the $3.7 million raised by Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, who is hoping to win her seat in 2024.

Gallego, Sinema, Congress, election, banks
Mar 14, 2023

Gallego slams Sinema over 2018 bank deregulation vote

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego slammed independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Tuesday for backing a bank deregulation bill he says contributed to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, highlighting Sinema's Wall Street ties as he campaigns for her seat.

inflation, St. Mary's Food Bank, interest rates, Wall Street, Thanksgiving, groceries, gas prices, rent, mortgages, Biden
Dec 13, 2022

A slowdown in US inflation eases some pressure on households

Inflation in the United States slowed again last month in the latest sign that price increases are cooling despite the pressures they continue to inflict on households in Arizona and around the United States.

Apr 3, 2020

Arizona needs leaders to stand tall, remain independent during crisis

When Martha McSally was appointed to the U.S. Senate, she promised to “devote all of my energies to ensuring that all Arizonans have a voice.” As we face the devastating effects of coronavirus, now is McSally’s chance to follow through on those words.

Oct 17, 2011

Dozens arrested in Arizona after Wall St. protests

Authorities in Arizona arrested nearly 100 people after two separate protests in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Oct 13, 2011

Anti-Wall Street crowd expected to fill downtown

The anti-Wall Street movement is expected to spread to Phoenix Saturday with a planned protest beginning in the downtown area.

Oct 12, 2011

‘Occupy Phoenix’ protest planned for Saturday

Organizers say around 2,000 are expected at a planned "Occupy Phoenix" protest this weekend.

Sep 16, 2011

AT&T and T-Mobile merger to bring jobs, expand broadband access for Arizonans

America and Arizona are living in a new economic reality that has been shrouded in negativity. Yet dig a little beneath the headlines, and there is something incredibly innovative happening in the world of wireless communications that can transform our society.

Aug 12, 2011

Consumer, investor confidence slowing Arizona’s recovery

In the week following a string of Washington and Wall Street theatrics, experts are saying that Arizona’s recovery will be slowed as consumer and investor confidence dwindles.

Nov 22, 2010

Nat’l Governors Association chair: Job is changing

The new chair of the National Governors Association is warning the largest group of new governors in U.S. history that the role of governor has changed dramatically over the past decade.