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Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
Capitol Media Services

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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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Late Wednesday, state utility officials rejected a last-ditch plea by an Arizona Public Service customers to undo the rate hike they approved for the state’s largest electric company in 2017.

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Arizona transportation officials say they’re not sharing your driver’s license photo with federal agencies, a practice that apparently is occurring in other states.

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Don’t look for Gov. Doug Ducey to trash all his Nike wear in the wake of his blistering criticism of the company.

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PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday blocked a $1 million economic development grant to Nike to construct a new plant in Arizona, accusing the company of bowing to “the current onslaught of political correctness and historical revisionism.’’

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Lea Marquez Peterson told Capitol Media Services Monday that the “accountability and answers’’ about what caused or contributed to the death of Stephanie Pullman of Sun City West last year have to come from APS.

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PHOENIX -- Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich warned Friday that the talk about tariffs and border closures coming from Washington is endangering the economy of both her state and Arizona.

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PHOENIX -- The state’s top health official says a new state law on marijuana testing may help fill in the gaps of protecting patients left by her agency’s inability to make spot checks on kitchens preparing edible forms of the drug.

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Martha McSally can keep John McCain’s Senate seat until at least the 2020 election, a federal judge ruled.

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More than 200,000 medical marijuana users are at risk, says a new state auditor's report.

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Saying time is running out, the former chairman of the Arizona Libertarian Party wants the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to order an election -- and soon -- to decide who fills out the the term of John McCain.

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