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John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Mike Holmes imagines a greater Tucson

On Wedneday's edition:

We started the show with Imagine Greater Tucson Executive Director Mike Holmes, who joined John to talk about regional transportation planning. IGT works with local governments and community leaders to develop shared regional values and inform the community about opportunities to take action on issues.

45 min: TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith updated listeners on disputed reports of errors that may have led to the death of 19 firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire.

52 min: Retired Lt. Gen. John Regni talked about the importance of community support for our Davis-Monthan Air Force base, which contributes $1.6 billion a year to our economy. He emphasized political, public and business support as a key factor in the military's decision process as the Pentagon looks at possible base closures.

77 min: Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll talked about opposition to the Rosemont Mine, the proposed I-11 bypass route, county bond requests, Pima road and bridge conditions and courthouse repairs.

90 min: We finished with financial advisor Shelly Fishman, who covered employment numbers as well as consumer confidence and Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke's latest statement on monetary policy.

Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT) connects the people, governments, and stakeholders of our region to develop community-driven choices for living, working, learning, and playing.

We will accomplish this goal by:

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• Working with local governments and community leaders to integrate the vision into policies, plans and projects
• Forming partnerships and building a network around our shared regional values
• Continuing to provide a space for genuine (meaningful) dialogue and public discourse
• Informing our community about opportunities to take action on issues affecting our regional values
• Focusing action by monitoring our region’s progress

- See more at: http://www.imaginegreatertucson.org/about-igt#sthash.pqLeJ6UC.dpuf

Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT) connects the people, governments, and stakeholders of our region to develop community-driven choices for living, working, learning, and playing.

We will accomplish this goal by:

• Working with local governments and community leaders to integrate the vision into policies, plans and projects
• Forming partnerships and building a network around our shared regional values
• Continuing to provide a space for genuine (meaningful) dialogue and public discourse
• Informing our community about opportunities to take action on issues affecting our regional values
• Focusing action by monitoring our region’s progress

- See more at: http://www.imaginegreatertucson.org/about-igt#sthash.pqLeJ6UC.dpuf

Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT) connects the people, governments, and stakeholders of our region to develop community-driven choices for living, working, learning, and playing.

We will accomplish this goal by:

• Working with local governments and community leaders to integrate the vision into policies, plans and projects
• Forming partnerships and building a network around our shared regional values
• Continuing to provide a space for genuine (meaningful) dialogue and public discourse
• Informing our community about opportunities to take action on issues affecting our regional values
• Focusing action by monitoring our region’s progress

- See more at: http://www.imaginegreatertucson.org/about-igt#sthash.pqLeJ6UC.dpuf

The John C. Scott Show airs Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. on KVOI 1030 AM. The opinions expressed on the John C. Scott Show are those of the host and guests. TucsonSentinel.com posts show archives as a public service, because of the number of local newsmakers interviewed on the program.

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