Category Archives: Politics

Buckmaster Show 1/24/2019: Tucson Mayoral Candidate Steve Farley

Tucson Mayoral Candidate Steve Farley joins us in the first half-hour. Then we talk with Mary Jacobs, town manager for Oro Valley. Plus Writer Gary Stuart talks about his new University of Arizona Press release titled “Call Him Mac: Ernest … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/23/2019: TUSD’s steep enrollment losses

A newsmaker interview with Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District. Plus we talk with New York Times Best-selling Author Johann Hari about his new book titled “Lost Connection, Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression-And The Unexpected … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/22/2019: TUSD looks to stem loss of students

A newsmaker interview with Joe Winfield, Mayor of the town of Oro Valley. Then, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, Tucson Unified School District Board Member Kristel Foster. Plus Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/21/2019: America’s one-month government shutdown

The Monday Political Face-off will feature Commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Then we talk about what you need to know to file for your 2018 Arizona tax credits to help local non-profits like The Haven in Tucson. My guest … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/18/2019: Will Tucson become a Sanctuary City?

The Friday Focus interview features an extended edition with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Joining in my discussion with the mayor will be Joe Ferguson, who covers City Hall for the Arizona Daily Star. Matt Russell, food and beverage columnist for … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/17/2019: Incentives for future Arizona teachers

A newsmaker interview with Leila Counts, newest member of the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board. Then we talk with Joe Snell, CEO and president of Sun Corridor, Inc. Plus, Fred DuVal, the newest member of the Arizona Board of … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/16/2019: Tucson historic old courthouse gets a make-over

We begin with Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson (D-District 3). Then we talk with former Arizona Attorney General Grand Woods who is considering running for U-S Senate as a Democrat in Arizona’s special Senate election in 2020.

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Buckmaster Show 1/15/2019: Group pushes for Tucson Ward Only Elections

Tucson couple John and Ann Holden talk about their effort to put an item on the November ballot to allow Tucson voters to decide on Ward Only elections. Then it’s the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Certified Financial Planner Shelly … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/14/2018: Impact on US space program of China on the Moon

The Monday Political Face-off features commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then our monthly segment featuring the Better Business Bureau. Our guests will be Pam Crim, BBB CEO and President, and Sarah McCraren of McCraren Compliance and Conscious Capitalism … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 1/11/2019: The transformation of downtown Tucson

Today on Buckmaster – Fletcher McCusker, head of the Rio Nuevo Governing Board is our Friday Focus interview. Our Friday Roundtable features Tim Steller, columnist for The Arizona Daily Star, and Jim Nintzel, executive editor of The Tucson Weekly. Matt … Continue reading

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