Play the video above to see AZ illustrated Politics episode for Friday, March 8, featuring:

HOST JIM NINTZEL welcoming former state lawmakers Jonathan Paton and Paula Aboud, former Tucson City Councilwoman Carol West and Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President Lea Marquez Peterson.

HOT TOPICS include the latest on Gov. Jan Brewer's push to provide more insurance to low-income Arizonans through Medicaid, controversy over the release of illegal immigrants from federal detention and how that may impact comprehensive immigration reform in Washington and a review of bills moving through the Legislature.