WASHINGTON - Authorization for the government bank that has helped more than 100 Arizona businesses do international business expired early Wednesday, leaving the Export-Import Bank in "uncharted territory" for the first time in its 81 years.
WASHINGTON - The Department of Labor announced plans Tuesday to expand overtime guarantees to about 5 million salaried workers who are not now covered, including an estimated 100,000 white-collar workers in Arizona.
WASHINGTON - Arizona Republicans sided with President Barack Obama and the state's Democrats opposed him Thursday, as the House voted to revive stalled negotiations toward a 12-nation free-trade pact with Asian and Pacific Rim countries.
WASHINGTON - Nogales officials hope that a meeting Tuesday between local banks and regulators from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. can help reverse a string of bank closings that have hamstrung businesses along the border.
WASHINGTON - Arizona has more than 55,000 federal employees who could find out as early as Monday if they are among the 4 million federal workers and retirees whose personal information may have been compromised in a cyberattack.
When Tucson resident Valerie Vinyard purchased a new car in 2010, she expected to take out a five-year loan, but the dealership presented her with a longer financing option to reduce her monthly payments.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix has made improvements in its energy efficiency policies but still fell three spots in a national ranking, as other cities made "impressive jumps" and surged ahead, according to a report released Wednesday.