Arizona’s Credit Union Modernization Bill Clears Senate Commitee

On Monday, the Arizona Credit Union Modernization Bill (SB 1296) cleared it’s first legislative hurdle, as it passed unanimously out […]

Advocacy at Work in AZ: Act Update Bill Introduced

SB1296 will make much-needed modernization changes to the Arizona Credit Union Act.

Arizona Advocates Show Up in Force for Day at the Capitol

More than 125 advocates brought sunshine and CU Difference messaging to legislators.

Arizona State Legislature Reconvenes

The Arizona State Legislature reconvened today, marking the beginning of what promises to be a dynamic and eventful session. The […]

AZ529 Future Career Art Contest

Next month, Arizona State Treasurer, Kimberly Yee, will be hosting the AZ529 Future Career Art Contest for K-6 graders, and […]

Navigating the Cost of Living in Arizona

Each quarter, the Council for Community and Economic Research takes the spotlight with its cost-of-living index, a tool designed to […]

AZ CUs Should Expect Tax Rebate Deposits

A first-of-its-kind rebate brings financial relief to hundreds of thousands of Arizona families.

GoWest Responds to Bank Attack Article

We will pull out all the stops to ensure the sound reasons for credit unions’ tax structure are understood by policymakers and the public.

AZ Faces $400 Million Budget Deficit

On Wednesday, the Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) revised their estimates for the current fiscal year budget.  Instead of […]

CFPB Appoints Vantage West CU’s Sharon Grieger to Credit Union Advisory Council

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced the appointment of Sharon Grieger, Chief Risk Officer at Vantage West CU in […]

Amid Legislative Impasse, Governor Hobbs Pulls All Her Department Director Nominees

On Monday, Governor Katie Hobbs sent a letter to Senate President Warren Petersen withdrawing all remaining director nominations that are […]

AZ State Issues Workgroup Presents Recommendations to AZ Regulator

The recommendations of member credit unions and feedback from the regulator serve as the framework for the 2024-2026 policy advancement agenda.

Opportunity for Young Arizona CU Members to Win Education Savings Accounts Deposits

Treasurer Yee and AZ529 Will Hold the 4th Annual Statewide Essay Contest.

Arizona Commerce Authority 5-Year Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that Arizona would receive nearly $1 billion in federal funding for high-speed […]

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Important News for All States: Where do People Want Bricks & Mortar Branches?

Study shows credit unions should focus on both technology and branch services.

AZ State Legislator Urges Congressional Delegation to Oppose Credit Card Act

In a guest opinion piece published by the Arizona Capitol Times on August 3rd, Arizona State Representative Lydia Hernandez (D-24) […]

AZ Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

After 204 days in session, the Arizona State Legislature adjourned “sine die” on Monday. The 204-day session marks the longest […]

Arizona Legislature Heads Back to Work

This becomes the longest session in Arizona history.


Governor Hobbs Appoints Credit Union Executive to Finance Authority

The Arizona Finance Authority (AFA) is a one-stop shop for financing, supporting expanding and relocating businesses, communities’ infrastructure needs, and homebuyers.

Independent Voters Now Make Up Largest Voting Bloc in Arizona

Earlier this month, registered Independent voters became the largest voting bloc in the State of Arizona. While Arizona makes it […]