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John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Arizona files complaint vs. Federal Election Commission

On Thursday's edition:

We started the show with Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, who talked about the just-released Gallup poll that indicated Americans support charter schools and oppose vouchers, also ACT test scores indicate that just 26 percent of those who took the test are prepared for collage, most Americans are unfamiliar with the coming Common Core standards and the U.S. Secretary of Education will be visiting Tucson next month.

27 min: We were joined by Dan Gibson, editor of the Tucson Weekly, who gave a rundown of this week's edition.

51 min: We talk to TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith, who broke down several of the latest updates from the Sentinel, including a report on the investigation into the death of 19 firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire.

66 min: We interviewed Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who talked about a suit he and Attorney General Tom Horne and the State of Kansas are bringing against the Federal Election Commission to allow states to require proof of citizenship on voter registration forms. He also talked about his statewide tour of counties to give his election presentation. Bennett also updated construction of the WWII memorial in Phoenix.

93 min: We finished the show with Glenn Hamer, CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who addressed immigration reform, Arizona-Mexico commerce, the state's receiving high marks on national economic raking due to low taxes and spending and Arizona's deteriorating relationship with the EPA over coal regulation. Hamer also talked about the 2013 Environmental and Sustainability Summit that starts this week in Prescott.

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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