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.
State law already spells out that motorists must drive on the right half of the road unless passing someone going in the same direction.
On a voice vote Monday, the Senate agreed to permit the state’s 13 rural counties, for the first time ever, to ask their voters whether they’re willing to impose a one-cent sales tax
Women who want an abortion would have to tell state health officials exactly why
Claiming they’re being ignored by John McCain and Jeff Flake, Republican state legislators took the first steps Tuesday to allowing them – and not the voters – to choose who gets to run for the U.S. Senate.
Senate panel calls minimum wage measure ‘morally wrong,’ puts it back on ballot for voter reconsideration
Calling the voter-approved measure morally wrong, a Republican-controlled Senate panel voted Monday to ask voters to reconsider the 2016 measure which is set to hike the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.
That expiration date on the side of the dozen eggs you buy at the supermarket could soon have a bit less meaning.
A tax break for military retirees has cleared a pair of significant hurdles.
Arizona may finally be ready to join the 47 other states who find the practice of texting while driving so dangerous that they have made it illegal.
Arizona high schoolers may get a little bit of extra state help getting into the colleges of their choice.
Arizonans smoked, ate, drank or otherwise consumed more than 43 tons of legal medical marijuana in the year just ended.