John C. Scott
J.C. Scott: Bennett prepares for gubernatorial run
On Tuesday's edition:
7 min: We started the show with cconomist Jim Rounds, vice president of Elliott D. Pollack & Co. Rounds gave an overview of the economic recovery in Arizona and around the country.
38 min: We were joined by developer and City Hall commentator Richard Studwell, who gave his take on Pima County's fight with Raytheon over taxes, the county's decision not to seek a bond election next year, property taxes, new downtown Tucson businesses, RTA Broadway widening project proposals and local Propositions 401 and 402.
51 min: We started our second hour with Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who talked about his planned run for governor, recent changes to election law including resign-to-run and campaign contributions, the voter ID law and continuing fundraising for the state's World War II Memorial, which is set to be unveiled Dec. 7.
84 min: We finished the show with the chairman of the Pima County Democratic Party, Don Jorgensen, who talked about the battle in Congress over the funding the Affordable Care Act and increasing the debt ceiling, Republicans preparing to challenge congressional district lines and reviewed candidates who are likely to run for governor.