Episode 112

Season 1, Episode 12 of 51

GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN – DISCUSSION: This week Governor Ducey released his school safety plan, which his office drafted after meetings with several stakeholders on the issue. The plan advocates for more funding for school mental health programs and improvements in training for school resource officers. Arizona 360 spoke to a representative from the Arizona School Resource Officers Association and a student in Tucson who has become an outspoken advocate on the issue of preventing mass shootings in schools. SECY. ZINKE BORDER VISIT – DISCUSSION: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured the border this weekend with Border Patrol, and reaffirmed his support for President Trump's wall. He also met with Tohono O'odham leaders after. Arizona 360 invited Tohono O’Odham Chairman Edward Manuel on the program to discuss how Secretary Zinke addressed the tribe’s concerns about border security. BORDER PATROL AGENT ON TRIAL – DISCUSSION: This week the federal trial began for Lonnie Schwartz, the border patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teen through the fence in Nogales in 2012. Tucson attorney Bill Risner has represented Mexican nationals in civil lawsuits against the Border Patrol and discussed some of the factors that could influence the jury. WILDFIRE SEASON SEVERITY – DISCUSSION: UA researchers analyzed 35 years of climate data to assess future wildfire activity. Professor Donald Falk with the School of National Resources and the Environment explained how that could translate into a 12-month wildfire season for parts of Southern Arizona. TARIFF IMPACT ON AZ – DISCUSSION: George Hammond with Eller's Economic and Business Research Center discussed what impact new steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration could have on Arizona, and what industries are vulnerable to any retaliatory tariffs.

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