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.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday he wants to change the culture at the Department of Corrections, a culture that resulted in the agency chief cut off from what was happening by “yes’’ men.
The state Court of Appeals won’t let Attorney General Mark Brnovich sue the university system over what he claims are unconstitutionally high tuition hikes.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has given a key victory to players on minor league teams the right to sue to be paid the minimum wage while they’re in spring training in Arizona.
A new federal court ruling coupled with a provision in the state constitution could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.
A federal appeals court has given a key victory to players on minor league teams the right to sue to be paid the minimum wage while they’re in spring training in Arizona.
The head of the Department of Corrections remained “surprisingly uninformed’’ about nonfunctioning locks at one of the state’s largest prisons and the resultant security risks and assaults on guards, according to a new report issued today.
Gov. Doug Ducey took a slap Tuesday at the new Trump administration policy that seeks to deny “green cards’’ to those at the bottom of the economic ladder.
The owners of off-track betting signals from several out-of-state tracks are asking a federal judge to void a new law which would require them to sell their services to all Arizona tracks, whether they want to or not.
PHOENIX — A claim by organizers of an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for adults that it would limit the dosage of THC in edible products is false.