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.
Anti-discrimination laws do not trump the rights of business owners to refuse to provide services to gays, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.
The incoming chief executive of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. refused Wednesday to promise that the company won’t spend money in the future to elect utility regulators of its choosing.
A hearing Wednesday on the turnoff policies of the state's largest electric company is turning into an examination of its use of money to gain political influence, both past and future.
A Washington, D.C. organization is challenging the ability of the heads of state agencies in Arizona to discard the conclusions of independent hearing officers.
Ducey conceded that the 2016 law, SB 1350, may be being used in ways that were not intended and have been “disruptive.’’ And that, he said, may include the practice of real estate speculators buying up homes in neighborhoods for the sole purpose of turning them into short-term rentals.
Come Tuesday you’ll be able to get your hair shampooed and blow dried by anyone you want.
A new program to raise money for the state Game and Fish Department might better be labeled, “Drink a Beer, Save a Deer.’’