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Howard Fischer, For the Courier
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 27 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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PHOENIX — A coalition of rights groups filed suit Wednesday accusing state lawmakers of illegally meeting behind closed doors with special interests in a way that violates Arizona’s Open Meeting Law.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 4, 2019
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Three years ago, when Lucid Motors announced it would manufacture electric cars in Arizona, the vehicles were still relatively rare.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 4, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he’s open to the idea of early release of certain prisoners — as long as it doesn’t harm victims.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 3, 2019
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A judge has once again slapped down efforts by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to challenge what he contends is an illegal deal by the Arizona Board of Regents to build a hotel and conference center.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 1, 2019
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A federal appeals court has ordered the state to release a man convicted of the 1994 death of a 4-year-old in Tucson.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier November 30, 2019
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Saying voters are being disenfranchised, two groups are asking a federal judge to void an Arizona law that says ballots have to be received by county officials by 7 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier November 30, 2019
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Saying he doesn’t trust the industry, a top Senate Republican wants an outright ban on the use of certain chemicals on what can be used on the marijuana that Arizonans smoke, eat or drink.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier November 29, 2019
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Arizona shoppers are going to benefit for Thanksgiving this year because of some competition among supermarkets.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier November 24, 2019
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A special committee on child sex abuse wants lawmakers to make it easier to prosecute some people who could be considered close to the victim.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier November 23, 2019
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Just because you may have spent more than $1,500 to attend a sporting event doesn’t mean you’re going to see the kind of contest you thought you’d see, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier November 23, 2019

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