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 -- Arizona is in danger of losing out on a new congressional seat because if the Trump administration is successful in adding a citizenship question to the U.S. Census, according to a new study and analysis.
PHOENIX -- The state Court of Appeals is refusing to require vehicle manufacturers to install safety equipment for cars sold in Arizona that are not mandated by federal law.
PHOENIX -- A man who held up a Tempe bank cannot be convicted of armed robbery simply because he placed a closed pocket knife on the counter while reaching into his pocket for a bag, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
PHOENIX — The owners of the state’s largest race track are weighing whether to sue to block a new law about who is entitled to get televised signals for out-of-state races.
Arizona’s nearly 200,000 medical marijuana users will save $150 a year -- if not more -- under the terms of legislation signed by the governor.
PHOENIX -- A new law signed by Gov. Doug Ducey is designed to provide legal protections to those who drill wells into underground streams they are not legally entitled to tap.
PHOENIX -- Arizona lawmakers won’t be getting a sharp increase in their living allowances, at least not this year -- and not next year, either.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey took a swat of sorts Monday at businesses who are concerned about the effects of the president's threatened tariffs on the state and national economy.
PHOENIX -- On paper, that $11.8 billion budget signed Friday by Gov. Doug Ducey is a somewhere north of 11 percent higher than what was adopted a year ago.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday tapped former Republican congressional contender Lea Marquez Peterson to the agency that decides how much utilities can charge their customers.