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Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
Capitol Media Services


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.

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The Arizona state Senate wants a do-over of at least part of the trial where a jury concluded a staffer was the victim of racial and sexual discrimination.

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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.

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State jobless rate drops 0.1 percent in October
Yavapai County down 0.4 percent from October 2018

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.

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The fight over funding to administer the state's voucher program may be spilling over into court.

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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.

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Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday the ultimate solution for how to deal with "dreamers'' has to come from Congress.

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With a Northrop Grumman missile at his side, Gov. Doug Ducey helped formally inaugurate a new company facility Tuesday in south Chandler.

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There's nothing unconstitutional about sending a juvenile to prison for the rest of his life for a series of arson fires in Tucson, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

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The state's top Republican senator said Monday that immigration officials need to examine situations before veterans who are in this country illegally are deported.

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Federal judge: DOC must better define what inmates can, cannot read
Department given until mid-February to comply

State prison officials have been ordered to revise their policy of what inmates can -- and cannot -- see and read.

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