Arizona

What’s fueling Citizens’ westward expansion

10/09/19

The Providence, R.I., bank recently installed a new regional head in California to oversee a commercial banking expansion into five western states. The bank says it’s trying to craft a successful growth strategy while reassuring investors it isn’t overreaching.

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Glacier to significantly increase scale in Arizona with State Bank deal

10/01/19

The Montana will pay $135 million for a bank with 10 branches in seven Arizona markets.

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Another state creates tech sandbox as federal agencies tread warily

07/03/19

Utah this week became the third state to let companies test cutting-edge financial products without fear of violating licensing and other regulations.

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Credit union-bank merger wave reaches Arizona

06/04/19

Arizona Federal Credit Union said its deal to buy Pinnacle Bank is the first of its kind in the Grand Canyon State.

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Trump immigration crackdown hurting small banks on border

05/09/19

Heightened regulatory scrutiny and a slowdown in commerce have raised concerns about the viability of doing business along the U.S. Mexico border.

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Arizona de novos slow to materialize

03/04/19

Several groups have gone public with plans to start a bank since the state enacted a law to make it easier, but none have actually filed with the FDIC.

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Two new Republicans added to Senate Banking Committee

01/04/19

Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Martha McSally, R-Ariz., will fill the two GOP vacancies in the new Congress.

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Democrat on House banking panel wins Arizona Senate race

11/13/18

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., crafted a moderate message and will head to the Senate after having backed legislation providing banks with regulatory relief.

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BOK rebranding in Arizona, Colorado in wake of CoBiz purchase

10/03/18

The regional bank is putting its corporate stamp on branches in the two states.

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USAA to cut 265 jobs in its real estate and mortgage lending divisions

09/24/18

USAA will be eliminating 265 home sales and lending positions, but it already has offered nearly 100 of the affected workers different jobs within its mortgage unit.

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