The Friday Focus interviews is with Arizona State Representative Dr. Randy Friese (D-District 9), the Arizona House Assistant Minority Leader. Joining me are Sarah Garrecht Gassen, columnist and editorial page editor for The Arizona Daily Star and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher for TucsonSentinel.com. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage columnist has Weekend Watch.
A deep dive into the mid-year economic numbers for Tucson and Arizona. We begin with Research Professor Dr. George Hammond, director of the Economic and Business Research Center at the University of Arizona Eller School of Business. Then we talk commercial real estate with Hank Amos, CEO and President of Tucson Realty & Trust. Plus, Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute.
Terry Bracy, Buckmaster contributor on Washington, DC and governmental affairs will get things rolling. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report. Plus Tucson Weekly Education Writer David Safier.
The Monday Political Face-off featuring Commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bob Westerman. Then retired United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr. will give us his take on the president’s trip to Asia.
The Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Board of Supervisors Chairman Richard Elias who will preside over one of the most important board meetings in years next week. Joining me in the conversation are Dylan Smith, editor/publisher of TucsonSentinel.com and vice president of the Arizona Press Club and Joe Ferguson, political writer for the Arizona Daily Star. We also get a preview of the weekend with “Weekend Watch” featuring Matt Russell, food and beverage columnist for Inside Tucson Business.
A newsmaker interview with Fletcher McCusker, chair of the Rio Nuevo District, downtown Tucson’s revitalization board. Then we talk with Diana Cannon, chief development officer for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Plus, Aurelie Sheehan, professor of creative writing at the University of Arizona. Her latest book is titled ” Once into the Night.”
A newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson (D-District 3). Then a conversation with U-S Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ).
Dr. David Armstrong, Professor of Surgery at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and former University Distringuished Outreach Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona. Then the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report with Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman. Also, John Eisele, executive director of Tucson Emerging 2030 District.
Our Friday Focus interview is with Jan Lesher, Pima County assistant administrator. Our Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor, Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun and editorial director for Wick Publications and Jim Nintzel, executive editor of The Tucson Weekly. Matt Russell, food and beverage columnist for Inside Tucson Business has Weekend Watch.
A conversation with former United States Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona. Plus how do you sell Tucson tourism in the Summer? We will talk with Dan Gibson, director of communications at Visit Tucson and Lee McLaughlin, Visit Tucson’s senior director of marketing.