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Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Dems tout bipartisanship in 2013 Legislature

An interview with Don Jorgensen, chairman of the Pima County Democratic Party, along with the Reporters’ Roundtable with Mark B. Evans, administrator of TucsonCitizen.com, and Linda Valdez, editorial writer and columnist at the Arizona Republic. And Matt Russell checks in with Weekend Watch.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: New Pima chancellor set to tackle college's troubles

Interviews with Vince Rabago and Cathy Arnold about Rosemont Mine, Councilmen Paul Cunningham and Steve Kozachik about Tucson’s new gun laws, incoming PCC Chancellor Lee Lambert about the future of Pima College, and Sentinel reporter Ted Prezelski with TC Tucson’s Chris Keeney.... Read more»1

Housing, schools made Buckeye one nation’s fastest-growing towns

Officials in the Phoenix suburb of Buckeye said they were not particularly surprised when recent Census estimates showed their town was the ninth-fastest-growing city in the country in 2012.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: El Rio and Grand Canyon University

Former Senator Frank Antenori, Sen. Steve Farley, Shelly Fishman Financial Adviser, Mike Varney President Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Neighborhood Activist Miguel Ortega, GM Good News Communications Doug Martin... Read more»

Most Az bridges rated sound – but so were Washington’s

Arizona tied for third-best in the nation for the structural soundness of its bridges in 2011, with just 3 percent of bridges deemed structurally deficient, compared to to 11.5 percent nationwide. The report by Transportation for America praised Arizona’s proactive maintenance on its bridges. But the same group also gave high ratings for bridge soundness to Washington state, where a bridge collapsed into the Skagit River after being hit by a truck last week.... Read more»

New traffic signals for Douglas cross-border traffic

New traffic signals at the Douglas Port of Entry will separate commercial trucks from private passenger vehicles near the international border.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Goldwater: Policymakers need to be adults about corporate handouts

Being the parent of a four-year old, I’m often the target of my son’s lobbying efforts for a new toy. It usually goes something like this: “If you just get me this new toy, you’ll make me the happiest boy in the world and you’ll never have to buy me anything else again!”... Read more»

Downtown Lowdown

The DL: Downtown a home for creative class

Downtown is creating a home for the creative class. Co-working spaces such as Gangplank, Connect, Xerocraft and Maker House are popping up across the city center, laying the groundwork for a high-tech hub in the heart of the city, helping to retain those educated young people that were so eager to flee Tucson a few years ago.... Read more»

Gangplank opens new Downtown workspace

Co-working space Gangplank celebrated their grand re-opening in a newly decked-out suite in the historic Pioneer Building downtown Wednesday night. The nonprofit’s goal is to offer a welcoming and supportive space for community members to connect, generate ideas, and take successful steps towards their personal business goals. ... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Tucson City Council approves budget

Former state Sen. Frank Antenori, plus Jesse Lugo, Ward 2 Councilman Paul Cunningham, state Rep. Ethan Orr (R-LD9), financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Steve Pierce on Senate passage of Medicaid expansion

Interviews with state Sen. Steve Pierce, Tucsoncitizen.com’s Mark B. Evans, Steve Lynn of the SALC on the PCC Board, and talk show host Emil Franzi.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Are we there yet? A Downtown roundtable

Shelly Fishman hosts a Downtown Tucson roundtable discussion with Michael Keith, CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership, and Craig Sumberg, executive director of the Fox Tucson Theater Foundation. Plus, a special call-in from Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Reforming state sales tax

Interviews with developer Richard Studwell, systems analyst Mark Spear, Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer , Ken Strobeck of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns, and Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Wildfire burns near Nogales

Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News, sat in for a vacationing Bill Buckmaster. The Political Face-Off featured Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Dan also talks about preparations for what could be a very difficult wildfire season with Green Valley Fire District Chief and President of the Arizona Fire District Association Simon Davis and Rio Rico Fire District Chief Les Caid.... Read more»

Tucson receives national recognition for bike friendliness

With more than 700 miles of bikeways around the city designated for cyclists, Tucson continues to be one of the nation’s top bicycling destinations, and a home for commuter and recreational riders, according to recent rankings..... Read more»

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