Metro Week

Season 4, Episode 2 of 25

On the next episode of Metro Week: Topic 1: Monsanto’s plans to open a greenhouse in Marana, Pima County considers whether to support a tax break. We hear from members of the public who attended a meeting to express concerns about the project, and from Monsanto’s lead scientist on the greenhouse project, Amanda McClerren. Topic 2: Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath gives an update on the town, including the political ramifications of purchasing El Conquistador Country Club and golf course, and the prospect of regional cooperation on local traffic ordinances. Topic 3: Governor Doug Ducey said in his State of the State Address that he wants to increase education funding, we ask how it will affect career and technical education. With Joel Todd, superintendent of the Cochise Technology District, and Alan Storm, superintendent of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District. Topic 4: Businesses are also reacting to the State of the State, reporter Zac Ziegler shares some responses, as well as the big business stories expected in 2017.

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