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Episode 132

Season 1, Episode 32 of 26

OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE HOMELESS: Old Pueblo Community Services CEO Tom Litwicki discusses how his organization is collaborating with other groups, the City of Tucson and Pima County to help the region’s homeless gain employment and find housing. CAREERS IN MANUFACTURING: Manufacturers in Southern Arizona are partnering with Pima County One Stop and Pima Community College in an effort to promote lucrative careers in manufacturing and trade at high schools in the area. Lorraine Rivera reports on how they are getting their message across to counselors and educators in the Tucson metro. TRADE CAREER DEMAND: Patrick Lawless, department head of Building and Construction Technologies at Pima Community College, discusses the current demand for workers with skills in the trades. He also discusses the courses offered at PCC that can help prepare people for those jobs. MONSANTO DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: In early 2017, community opposition to Monsanto’s plans for a greenhouse near Marana led the company to withdraw an application for a tax break. Construction at the facility continued and is ongoing today. Vanessa Barchfield gets an update from Monsanto about plans for its facility and how it is attempting to improve relations with the community. Barchfield also speaks to a farm owner who remains opposed to the development. GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE INTERVIEW: Democratic candidate for governor and State Senator Steve Farley discusses his views on Arizona’s economy and education funding ahead of the state’s primary election.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
8/10/2018
8:30 p.m.
8/10/2018
10:30 p.m.
8/11/2018
1:30 a.m.
8/11/2018
4:30 a.m.
8/11/2018
12:30 p.m.
8/11/2018
8 p.m.
8/12/2018
11 a.m.
8/12/2018
5:30 p.m.
8/13/2018
5 a.m.
8/13/2018
6:30 p.m.
8/13/2018
10:30 p.m.
8/14/2018
12:30 a.m.
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