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.
Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday the Arizona Corporation Commission has been getting into areas beyond its constitutional authority to set utility rates
The state Court of Appeals is refusing to require vehicle manufacturers install safety equipment for cars sold in Arizona that are not mandated by federal law.
Arizona is in danger of losing out on a new congressional seat if the Trump administration is successful in adding a citizenship question to the U.S. Census
Stunned by the governor’s veto, some lawmakers already are exploring how — and when — they can finally get an increase in their living allowances.
James McKinney bidding for resentencing trial
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether someone convicted decades ago of two murders will get a chance now to present evidence of his abusive childhood to a jury
Arizona lawmakers won't be getting a sharp increase in their living allowances, at least not this year - and not next year, either
Arizona is finally ready to curtail — but not stop — the ability of corporations to divert what they owe in state income tax to instead help send children to private and parochial schools, a system of credits that threatened to reduce corporate tax collections to zero.
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.
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.
Justices say resins, other products legal for patients to possess
Arizonans who have medical marijuana cards are legally entitled to buy and use gummy bears, candies, extracts, tinctures and resins of the plant, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, May 28.