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 -- If you’re wondering where Arizona is putting all of its new residents, look to the far suburbs.
PHOENIX -- What would you do with an extra $1,000 a year?
PHOENIX -- A month after losing her own bid for the U.S. Senate, Gov. Doug Ducey is appointing Martha McSally to a vacant seat in the upper chamber of Congress.
PHOENIX -- Saying his commitment was only until the end of the year, Jon Kyl is stepping down from the Senate seat to which he was named less than four months ago.
Gov. Doug Ducey threatened to veto any drought contingency plan that does not equitably divide up the pain of Arizona having less water in 2020 and eventually leads to lower water use in the state.
The unsuccessful bid by Gov. Jan Brewer and the state to keep “dreamers’’ from getting licenses to drive is going to cost Arizona nearly $2 million.
Calling its enactment “sneaky,’’ a veteran lawmaker wants to repeal a new $32-a-vehicle fee on every car, truck, motorcycle and trailer that is being used to balance the state budget.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday he has no knowledge of Arizona “bracing for a massive surge’’ of migrants through a “non-walled’’ part of the border despite a warning by President Trump.
PHOENIX -- Beaver Creek, Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union High School are among the more than four dozen Arizona school districts getting new school buses at no cost to taxpayers.
Lawmaker under fire under over remarks on race, immigration
The latest comments by a Prescott Republican lawmaker about race, immigration and assimilation have cost him the chairmanship of a committee he has sought for years.