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Posted Aug 23, 2012, 8:33 pm
Mike Hellon, a Republican candidate for the Pima County Board of Supervisors from District 1, talked about the final days of his campaign. Hellon said he believed that it's going to be a close and that four-way primaries are difficult to predict.
Hellon reiterated his campaign message of lowering tax rates and debt while creating a positive environment for business, job creation and economic expansion. He added that he has worked hard behind the scenes to bring attention and funding to the county's road conditions.
Elliott Glicksman and Suzy Sexton, fundraisers for "Stand Up to Stop Violence," invited listeners to a comedy benefit for Emerge Center to Prevent Domestic Abuse and the Blair Charity Group, at 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9; tickets are $15 and $25. $50 VIP tickets include a reception, a meet-and-greet and refreshments. Arizona Daily Star cartoonist David Fitzsimmons will emcee. Visit foxtucsontheatre.org for more information.
The Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel joined John for our regular "Tucson Weekly on Radio" segment. They discussed close primary election races and the latest stories in this edition of the Weekly.
Ward 6 City Councilman Steve Kozachik rounded out the show with a look at the problems facing the funding of the city's pension plans. Some the issues involve the Legislature and locked contracts with retirees. Kozachik said the issues will continue to become a bigger problem in the years ahead; look for more details on the issue on the show in coming weeks.
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.