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.
Calling the law a mistake, two House Democrats are leading the charge to repeal a 2016 measure that stripped cities and towns of their ability to regulate short-term and vacation rentals.
The state's jobless rate dropped a tenth of a point last month. And you can credit at least some of that to the fact that Arizonans apparently like to dress up for Halloween.
PHOENIX -- Arizonans who want to use marijuana recreationally would get more places to buy it under a plan unveiled Wednesday than a competing initiative proposal.
Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday the ultimate solution for how to deal with "dreamers'' has to come from Congress.
State prison officials have been ordered to revise their policy of what inmates can -- and cannot -- see and read.