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June 26, 2017

Host: Ted Simons

AARP Survey on Health Care

  • AARP Arizona has released a new poll on the deep divide between Americans and Washington politicians over health care policies important to older Americans. The results show that people don’t support bills that would mean higher costs and less coverage for older Americans. Dr. Lenn Kirschner, past president of AARP and the former director of Arizona’s Medicaid program, will discuss the survey and the health care plan being considered by the U.S. Senate.
  • Len Kirschner, MD - Past AARP President, Former AHCCCS Director
Category: Medical/Health   |   Keywords: obamacare, trump, repeal, medicaid, seniors, ,

Arpaio Criminal Contempt Hearing

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be in court on criminal contempt-of-court charges for allegedly defying a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted illegal immigrants. Attorney Stephen Montoya of Montoya, Lucero and Pastor will discuss the hearing.
  • Stephen Montoya - Attorney, Montoya, Lucero and Pastor
Category: Law   |   Keywords: arizona, arpaio, illegal immigrants, undocumented, court, ,

Blending Economic Research and Communications

  • We’ll talk about why sometimes bad economic policy gets implemented and how taxpayers can be protected when implementing such policy. We’ll hear from economist Jim Rounds of the Rounds Consulting Group and Steve Voeller, founder of the Free Enterprise Club.
  • Jim Rounds - Economist, Rounds Consulting Group Steve Voeller - Partner, Summit Group
Category: Business/Economy   |   Keywords: economy, policy, law, business, taxes, ,