July 24th, 2016 from Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel on Vimeo.
On this week's episode of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: We talk with the three Democrats running for two House of Representatives seats in Arizona's Legislative District 9. Incumbent Reps. Randy Friese and Matt Kopec and challenger Pamela Powers Hannley all talk about education spending, their opposition to expanding vouchers, their positions on propositions that would raise the minimum wage and legalize marijuana for recreational use, funding for Planned Parenthood, legislation to address gun violence and more.
You can watch the show at 8 a.m. Sunday on the CW Tucson, Channel 8 on Cox and Comcast and Channel 58 on DirecTV, Dish and broadcast. You can also hear it tomorrow at 5 p.m. on Community Radio Station KXCI, 91.3 FM. Or you can watch online by the above video.
Here's a rush transcript of the show.
(Nintzel) Hello, everyone. I'm Tucson Weekly's senior writer Jim Nintzel, and we're here to talk Zona Politics. Today, we'll be talking to three Democratic candidates for two House of Representative seats in Legislative District 9, which includes the north side of Tucson, the Catalina Foothills and the Casas Adobes area. We start with state Rep. Randy Friese. a trauma surgeon who won a seat in the Arizona House of Representatives two years ago. Randy, welcome to Zona Politics.
(Friese) Thanks, Jim. Pleasure.
(Nintzel) So, what makes you the best candidate for the job after two years of serving up there?