Metro Week

Season 4, Episode 23 of 25

Opioid Emergency: The Governor declared a statewide emergency Monday because of the opioid epidemic. We ask Pima County’s Chief Medical Officer Fernando García what it means for the Pima County Health Department, what changes in its response or in its information sharing with other agencies. Wall Opposition: Tucson and Pima County governments both declared opposition this week to the President’s proposed border wall. They say the wall doesn’t make sense for a number of reasons, and call for an analysis of the cost of construction. Bishop Replacement: The Catholic Bishop of Tucson, Gerald Kicanas, must retire this year at age 75. What is the process to replace him? The bishop describes the process and what his role is during the transition. Fire Districts: Two fire districts on the northwest side are proposing to consolidate into one district. We ask why and what it means for people who live there, both in terms of safety and cost, ahead of public meetings next week. Guests: Randy Karrer, Golder Ranch Fire District chief and Cheryl Horvath, Mountain Vista Fire District chief.

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