Arizona Week

Season 7, Episode 5 of 31

This week’s program is about how President Trump’s proposal to tax Mexican imports 20 percent may impact Arizona’s economy, specifically trade along the border. Three interviews are with businessmen who daily manage trade across the US/Mexico border. We’ ll also hear from Visit Tucson who claims Mexican shoppers may begin to pull back on shopping/visiting Southern Arizona. It’s estimated Mexican shoppers pump $1 billion into Arizona’s economy every year. Finally, a UA professor speaks about the uncertainty surrounding refugees from Muslim countries. Jaime Chamberlain//J-C Distrubting Guillermo Valencia/Nogales Port Authority Lance Jungmeyer/Fresh Produce Association of the Americas Felipe Garcia//Visit Tucson Alex Braithwaite, Ph.D.//UA School of Government and Public Policy

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
2/3/2017
8:30 p.m.
2/3/2017
11:30 p.m.
2/4/2017
7:30 p.m.
2/5/2017
11 a.m.
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