The Wilenchik & Bartness Building
4/20/2011 – the “Birther Bill” – Guest Orly Taitz
Jack Wilenchik talks to “birther” leader Orly Taitz about Jan Brewer’s veto of the Arizona birther bill. Also, Jack’s high school friend has a shocking immigration problem—despite living in the state for 20 years, graduating from an Arizona high school and getting an Arizona college education, he still isn’t a citizen and is in deportation proceedings.
11-16-11 Rep. Jerry Weiers, Wil Cardon, Bob Littlefield
Dennis Wilenchik interviews Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, about the future of immigration policies in Arizona and the “Utah compact.” Also, state Rep. Jerry Weiers talks about promoting employment opportunities for veterans, and Mesa businessman Wil Cardon discusses his campaign for Jon Kyl’s seat in the U.S. Senate. Finally, Scottsdale Councilman Bob Littlefield schools us on redistricting.
8-15-12 Sheriff Paul Babeu
Sheriff Paul Babeu stops by the studio to talk about why he is still the best darned Sheriff that Pinal County has ever had.
6-26-13 Protecting Arizona’s Children
Jack talks to Laura Speer, associate director of policy reform and advocacy for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, about the Foundation’s “Kids Count” survey, which places Arizona smack dab around rock bottom for child care and well-being.
To talk about what we have done to change the situation and what we can still do — Bruce Liggett, Executive Director of the Arizona Child Care Association; Dana Wolfe Naimark, President and CEO of Children’s Action Alliance; and Arizona Rep. Kate Brophy-McGee.
5-18-11 – Vaughan Roofing Case – Guests Don and Matt Fendon
Dennis talks to workmen’s comp attorneys Don and Matt Fendon about the Vaughan Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. v. Rodriguez case, in which an undocumented worker was allowed to receive workmen’s comp benefits. Also on the show: attorneys for Plaintiff and Defendant in the case, Janice Barber and Kirk Landrey.
2-22-12 Financial Planning
Jack talks to financial planners about where the economy is headed. Featuring Ken Edwins, Brian Jackson, and Cameron Black.
10-24-12 Paul Penzone, Sarah Coleman, Dan Coleman and Paul Boyer
Jack interviews Paul Penzone, who is running for Maricopa County Sheriff, in segment one. In segments two and three – Sarah and Dan Coleman, the husband and wife team running for State Senate and House in LD-27. And in segment four – Paul Boyer, candidate for State House in LD-20.
8-31-11 – the New Apostolic Reformation Movement
Dennis talks to an investigative reporter about Rick Perry’s “Army of God,” the New Apostolic Reformation Movement, which believes that the Democratic Party is controlled by demons…Should we be concerned?
5-16-12 Andy Biggs and the New Domestic Violence Law
State Senator Andy Biggs talks about SB1213, which the Governor just signed into law. The law prohibits an inmate convicted of domestic violence from getting early release. Also on the show: Leah Pettyjohn, the domestic abuse victim who advocated for the law; Connie Phillips, executive director of the Sojourner Center in Phoenix, an abused women’s shelter; and Linda Scott,Vice President of Child & Family Solutions at Jewish Family and Children’s Services, which runs the “Shelter without Walls” program to help women leave abusive homes.
2-27-13 Flagstaff Mayor Jerry Nabours
Dennis and Jack talk to recently elected Flagstaff Mayor Jerry Nabours about artificial snow, what it’s like being Mayor, and about his “million-dollar” ideas for the City.
4/6/2011 – Guest, County Attorney Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County attorney Bill Montgomery comes on the show and talks about growing up in a tough neighborhood; sentencing guidelines; getting the civil litigation division back; and good relations with the Sheriff’s office.
11-23-11 Sheriff Joe on the Show
Sheriff Joe talks about everything from the President’s birth certificate to the Russell Pearce recall.
8-8-12 Sal Diciccio on Legal-ease
Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio talks about how he managed to organize more than 100 Phoenix construction and development industry professionals to re-write the rules for construction permits in the City of Phoenix. Also on the show: Rebekah Morris from the Arizona Builders Exchange, an online trade paper that focuses on the construction industry.
6-8-11 – Guest Joe Kanefield, President of the State Bar
Joe Kanefield talks about being former counsel for the Governor and President-elect of the State Bar, as well as Prop 200.
3-1-12 Greg Robinson and Tax Season on Legalease
Jack talks to attorney Greg Robinson about tax law while Senator Adam Biggs phones in to discuss his efforts to repeal the Arizona use tax.