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.
A conservative advocacy group founded by the Koch brothers is asking a federal judge to quash a new voter-approved campaign finance laws aimed at exposing "dark money'' contributions for political purposes.
Gov. Katie Hobbs on Friday forbade all state agencies under her control from discriminating against workers based on their hair texture and style.
Over the objections of Democrats, all 16 Republican state senators approved two measures Thursday that proponents say are designed to outlaw "drag shows'' that can be seen by children -- even as neither measure actually uses those words.
State senators gave preliminary approval Thursday to a measure directing the Department of Education to come up with a list of books to ban in public schools.
Arizona won't be banning what has been called "critical race theory'' in public schools.
House lawmakers voted Wednesday to let certain parents bring their loaded guns onto school campuses despite the fact they themselves are protected by rules and a metal detector that keep their armed constituents out.
Calling his 2022 election challenge "groundless and not brought in good faith," a judge has ordered Mark Finchem and his attorney to pay the legal fees of successful secretary of state candidate Adrian Fontes
Gov. Katie Hobbs is siding with doctors and against other medical providers in the latest round of an ongoing dispute over the process the latter group has to through to provide more services to the public.
Gov. Katie Hobbs refused to say Tuesday whether she will approve Republican legislation to eliminate the ability of cities to tax groceries and save affected Arizonans more than $161 million a year.
House Speaker Ben Toma blasted a Chandler Republican lawmaker for inviting someone "to present unsubstantiated and defamatory allegations'' at a legislative hearing last week on elections accusing the governor, state lawmakers, county supervisors and others of taking bribes from the Sinaloa carter.