The Wilenchik & Bartness Building
5-25-11 – Medicaid – State Sen. Nancy Barto, Rep. Kate Brophy-McGee, Byron Schlomach
Dennis talks to state Senator Nancy Barto, state Representative Kate Brophy-McGee, and economist for the Goldwater Institute Byron Schlomach about major cuts to Medicaid in the state budget. Also featuring comments from AHCCCS (Medicaid) spokeswoman Monica Coury.
3-14-12 Concealed Carry…Everywhere?
Jack talks to Representative David Gowan about his bill to extend concealed carry to every public building in the state for the first half of the hour. And then for the second half: should guns be allowed on college campuses? David Burnett and Cody McKenzie from “Students for Concealed Carry” think so. Mark Killian, from the Arizona Board of Regents, thinks not.
11-21-12 Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery stops by the studio to talk about the legality of medical marijuana and his leadership at the county attorney’s office.
10-5-11 – Arizona State Bank?
Jack talks to Republican State Representative John Fillmore about his proposal to create State Bank as well as economist Stephen Slivinski from the Goldwater Institute about the budget deficit. Also, pre-taped comments from state Senator Michele Reagan about job creation.
9-19-12 Grant Woods on Dennis and Jack Wilenchik’s “Legal-ease”
Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods comes on the show to talk about the race for President and what it’s like to be a Goldwater Republican in today’s Republican Party.
5-30-12 Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane
Mayor of Scottsdale Jim Lane stops by the studio to talk about new development in Scottsdale and how just saying “no” to subsidies has helped his city.
4-17-13 Revitalizing Arizona
On the show to talk about bringing business to the State and taking firm steps to get the economy rolling again: Christine Mackay, Economic Development Director of the City of Chandler; Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority; Bary Broome, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.
3/9/2011 – Westboro Ruling
Supreme Court rules that Westboro Church can picket military funerals; sweat lodge trial continues; Loughner indicted; text message auto-correction leads to murder.
12-28-11 Politics and Today’s Youth
Jack Wilenchik talks to three ASU students about where young people stand on today’s issues. Happy Holidays from Legal-ease!
8-22-12 Lando Voyles
Lando Voyles is the “Law” in the “Law and Order” team running for election in Pinal County. He is running for county attorney along with Sheriff Paul Babeu, who is running for re-election as Sheriff. Mr. Voyles has tried over 80 cases as a prosecutor in Maricopa County, has experienced fighting the cartels first-hand and knows what it takes to get tough on crime.
6-15-11 – Ann Timmer, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals
Dennis talks with Chief Judge Ann Timmer of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One about what the Court of Appeals does and how it works. Also, Judge Timmer’s work on probate reform.
3-21-12 CPS, Border Patrol Posses, and Contraception
Legalease is officially the third branch of the legislature!
Segments one and two: Rep. Katie Hobbs discusses HB 2794, a bill that will help streamline the function of social workers at child protective services. Also featuring Dana Naimark of the Children’s Action Alliance, an organization that advocates for the health and welfare of Arizona’s children and families.
On segment three: Senator Sylvia Allen – sponsor of SB1083, a bill to create and fund a “special missions unit” to secure the Arizona border.
Segment four: Rep. Debbie Lesko – sponsor of HB2625 which, quoting from the Arizona Republic, “allows employers to refuse to provide health insurance coverage for birth control by citing religious and moral objections.”
11-14-12 John Huppenthal
Arizona State School Superintendent John Huppenthal stops by to talk about the bittersweet failure of Proposition 204 (to make the 1-cent school tax permanent).
7-13-11 – US Representative Louie Gohmert on Healthcare
Jack Wilenchik talks to Texas U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert about Obamacare. Also a local doctor, Dr. Joseph Schurzer, and Bernie Hynes, an expert in employee health benefit plans.
9-21-11 – Guest, Wes Gullett
Wes Gullett comes on the show to talk about the future of Phoenix, but Greg Stanton won’t. Listen to Wes’s ideas for keeping Phoenix on the cutting edge–like bringing data centers and “cloud” computing to the City–as well as common sense ideas like reducing the fines for parking downtown.