Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 24, 2016 – TUSD Kids First, Oro Valley Views

We start the show with Jim Lovelace and Kathy Campbell who are co-chairs of TUSD Kids First.  We talk about strategies that TUSD can take to help make the district one of the top performers in the state.  Some of the issues discussed include empowering principals and teachers in discipline decisions, getting more money to the classroom by cutting administration, more transparency in the audit committee, expecting excellence in student performance, and more

We finish the show with Don Cox and upcoming events in Oro Valley


February 23, 2016 – Steve Christy, Arizona Education Tax Credit

Steve Christy joins us to tell us why he is running for Pima County Supervisor in District 4.  We cover county debt, paving the roads, keeping taxes under control, World View and the Space Port and more

Then it’s Carlene Hoffman, Coordinator of Admissions and Recruitment at Casas Christian School and Paula Donley, Director of Development at Pusch Ridge Christian Academy.  We talk about the importance of Christian Education and how folks can take advantage of the Arizona Education Tax Credit to help pay for education


February 22, 2016 – Justice Update, Martha McSally

We start the show with 4Tucson Justice Domain Director Dr. Reverend Da’Mond Holt who tells us some of the things going on in the Justice Domain including the Fresh Start Program that will reward students and Teachers for excellence at TUSD’s alternative school, the Expungement Program that will help some non-violent ex-offenders find a job and otherwise get a new start on life, and the upcoming Justice Community Forum

Then US Representative for Arizona’s Second District, Martha McSally joins us to talk about controlling the southern border to keep America safe, tracking Visa’s to prevent Visa overstays, and fighting for the A-10 and to keep it at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base


February 19, 2016 – NW Fire District, Oro Valley Parks and Rec

Brian Keeley joins us from NW Fire to talk about rattlesnake safety, hiking safety, fire prevention and swimming pool safety.

Then it’s Kristy Diaz-Trahan with Oro Valley Parks and Recreation to talk about Rodeo Break camps for kids, and upcoming events including hikes, dance instruction, and movies.  Also how the town is expanding sports tourism.


February 18, 2016 – Gary Kiehne for Congress, UofA Sports Update

Gary Kiehne joins us to talk about his race for US Congress in Arizona’s largest district, District 1.  We talk about the challenges of campaigning in such a large district, land management in the western states, and illegal immigration.

Then it’s 4Tucson at 4:00 Sports Czar John Kramkowski to update us on UofA Sports. We talk about the drumming the Wildcats gave to the Sun Devils the night before and how we are looking for the rest of the PAC 12 Season and the NCAA Tournament.  Then we talk about Softball and Baseball.


February 17, 2016 – DeMarco for Supervisor, DMAFB Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona

Kim DeMarco joins us to talk about why she is running for Pima County Supervisor.  She explains her qualifications, where she stands on many of the issues including the new Space Port recently approved by the current Board of Sups

Then an A-10 Pilot from Davis Monthan Air Force Base along with Lt. Smith join us to talk about the upcoming air show and open house at the base featuring the Thunderbirds along with other acts and static displays


February 16, 2016 – Center for Arizona Policy, Get Schooled with Rebecca

We start the show with Cathy Herrod who is the President of Center for Arizona Policy.  we talk about the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and what that might mean for the culture war in Arizona and the country. We also cover legislation now moving through the state legislature that relates to school choice and religious freedom

Then we get Schooled with Rebecca. Rebecaa Guthrie talks about school funding based on test scores.


February 15, 2016 – John McElroy, Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham

4Tucson Government Domain Director Paul Parisi joins us for the whole hour as a guest co-host

Author and Constitutional Scholar John McElroy joins us to talk about the consequences of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia means and how the vacancy gets filled is a really big deal as it pertains to the preservation of the constitution and the culture war

The Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham joins us to talk about the constitutionality of our city elections, the looming budget deficit, police funding, annexing parts of the Foothills and Verde Valley, and paving roads


February 12, 2016 – Claire Morgan, Big Daddy Weave

Constitutional Scholar Claire Morgan joins us to talk about the 5th Amendment and how the courts have changed the way Eminent Domain works over the decades.  She also previews her talk at the upcoming Freedom Expo

Then Mike Weaver of Big Daddy Weave joins us to talk about song writing and the upcoming concert at University City Church with Big Daddy Weave, Plumb, and Jordan Feliz