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.
A group that spent $260,000 attacking a 2014 foe of Doug Ducey in his first gubernatorial race is trying — again — to escape paying a fine for violating state campaign finance laws.
Just because a silicone breast implant ruptures does not give the patient the right to sue, a federal appeals court ruled last week.
The Arizona Democratic Party is outraising the state GOP — by a lot.
Gov. Doug Ducey won’t criticize the the rates being charged by the state’s largest electric company despite the fact that 8 percent of its residential customers could not — or would not — pay their bills this summer.
The Arizona Board of Regents is leasing out property for commercial use without proper oversight and with only limited transparency, creating a “risk of inappropriate use of public resources’’ according to a new audit.
A federal appeals court has slapped down a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to undo a class-action settlement of a lawsuit over allegedly defective pressure cookers.
State lawmakers are going to spend at least $125,000 to determine why parents seeking to use state funds for private and parochial schools say they can’t get approved.
Reporters, photographers and non-management staffers at the state’s largest newspaper voted Thursday to form a union.