Buckmaster Show 6/28/2017: Summer Tucson Air Service Update

Today on Buckmaster – Our Summer air travel update with Dick Gruentzel, chief financial officer and vice president of administration for the Tucson Airport Authority. Also, we talk with Arizona’s second highest elected official, Secretary of State Michele Reagan.

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Buckmaster Show 6/27/2017: Mid-year AZ economic forecast

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Jim Cantrell, co-founder and CEO of Vector, a Tucson-based startup that plans to launch micro-satellites in space. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, the mid-year economic report card from University of Arizona Economic Forecaster Dr. George Hammond. Plus, the Fox Tucson Theatre arts report with Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson.

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Buckmaster Show 6/26/2017: Where is NASA heading?

Today on Buckmaster – We get the week started with the Monday Political Face-Off featuring commentators Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then, Pima County Public Defender Joel Feinman. Plus Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, and former NASA Astronaut Colonel Pamela Melroy.

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Buckmaster Show 6/23/2017: Pima County’s new budget and road repairs

Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun, and Jim Nintzel, executive editor of The Tucson Weekly. Then Weekend Watch is hosted by Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage columnist.

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Buckmaster Show 6/22/2017: AZ’s roadbuilding blueprint

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Mike Hammond, the Pima County representative on the Arizona Department of Transportation Board. Also, the status of the four national monuments in Arizona that are now under review by the Trump administration. We talk with Bill Doelle, president and CEO of the Tucson-based nonprofit, Archaeology Southwest. Plus, Tempe Councilman Democrat David Schapira talks about his run for AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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Buckmaster Show 6/21/2017: Adopt a bee to save pollinators

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham. Then an update on Tohono Chul’s Adopt A Bee program. Plus we talk with Alex Rodriquez, vice president of the Arizona Technology Council’s Southern Arizona office.

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Buckmaster Show 6/20/2017: Mid-year Wall Street forecast

Today on Buckmaster – Newly declared Democratic Congressional Candidate in District 2 Mary Matiella will be my guest. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then Amanda Kucich, senior director of Cradle to Career, Pima County’s Partnership for Graduation and Beyond. Plus, we meet Author, Teaching Artist and Writing Facilitator Marge Pellegrino who will serve as Pima County Pubic Library’s newest Writer-in-Residence.

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Buckmaster Show 6/19/2017: Building Tucson’s water delivery infrastructure

Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off features commentators Vince Rabago and John Munger. Then our Water Quarterly with Karen Cesare, a member of the governing board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District. Plus State Senator Steve Smith (R-Maricopa) talks about his run for Congress in District 1.

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Buckmaster Show 6/16/2017: Tucson lays out its spending plans

Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview will be Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega. The Friday Roundtable features Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com, and Linda Valdez, editorial writer and columnist for The Arizona Republic. Weekend Watch is hosted by Matt Russell, food and beverage columnist for Inside Tucson Business.

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Buckmaster Show 6/15/17: Protect yourself from cyber crime

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias (D-District 5).Then, we talk cyber-security with Attorney Kathy Winger. Plus, Diana Cannon, chief development officer for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona who talks about some welcome news concerning building HSSA’s new campus.

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