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Episode 332

Season 3, Episode 32 of 50

FRAUDULENT UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS: Arizona Department of Economic Security Director Michael Wisehart discusses the department’s push to investigate fraudulent claims for unemployment insurance benefits. Claims have soared during the pandemic and currently a million Arizonans receive benefits. The department says it’s investigating tens of thousands of claims. BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: For students who lack the necessary tech to learn from home, Tony Paniagua reports on how educators and nonprofits like Chicanos Por La Causa are teaming up to help bridge the digital divide. MANAGING AT-HOME STRESSORS: Patricia Haynes, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Arizona, explains what families can do to manage the stress both parents and students can experience with remote learning. NEW MEXICAN CONSUL: Lorraine Rivera sits down with the newly appointed consul of the Mexican Consulate in Tucson, Rafael Barceló Durazo, to discuss his priorities in his new post and the pandemic’s effect on services offered to Mexican nationals in Southern Arizona. SONORA TOURISM: Despite international travel restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border, Rocky Point – or the so-called “Arizona’s Beach” – is open to tourists. KJZZ radio s Kendal Blust discusses what restrictions are in place and concerns from communities in Sonora about the influx of visitors.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
8/28/2020
8:30 p.m.
8/29/2020
1:30 a.m.
8/29/2020
4:30 a.m.
8/29/2020
noon
8/29/2020
7:30 p.m.
8/30/2020
7 a.m.
8/30/2020
11 a.m.
8/30/2020
12:30 p.m.
8/30/2020
5:30 p.m.
8/31/2020
6:30 p.m.
9/1/2020
4:30 a.m.
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