Howard Fischer is a veteran journalist who has reported on state government and legal affairs in
Arizona since 1982, the last 25 for Capitol Media Services which he founded in 1991. Fischer's news reports appear in daily and weekly newspapers around the state, and are heard on Arizona Public Radio.
PHOENIX -- Three years into office, Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he has no clear idea of how to prevent mass shootings at schools.
PHOENIX -- Unable to get the votes to hike the gas tax, a Mesa senator is settling for what might be a weak second best: Allowing counties to raise their own cash for their own road needs.
PHOENIX -- Arizona lawmakers don't want to share their power with 18 year olds.
Could get year in prison for not conducting a full medical exam first
State lawmakers are moving to make felons of doctors who don’t follow all the rules when recommending that a patient be allowed to use marijuana.
Students, faculty, staff and visitors are a step closer to being able to carry some kinds of weapons on the campuses of public colleges and universities.
Arizona lawmakers appear finally ready to regulate “sober living’’ homes statewide. In 2020.
A Libertarian who concedes he was never a supporter in the past is launching a drive to recall John McCain.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is getting no help from the Trump administration in his last-ditch bid to deny driver's licenses to "dreamers.''
A judge won't help Bob Burns force Arizona Public Service to disclose the money it has spent -- and may spend in the future -- to elect candidates of its choice.
A House panel voted Wednesday to restrict the ability of teens younger than 18 to marry in Arizona -- but only after creating a couple of ways around that.