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Howard Fischer, for the Miner

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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 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.

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Arizona's seasonally adjusted jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point last month, to 5.0%, driven by weaker than normal growth in the private sector.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 21, 2019
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to get the right to sue the Arizona Board of Regents over what he contends is the unconstitutional tuition at the state's three universities.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 19, 2019
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Arizona schools started this year with more vacancies than last year as more teachers chose to leave the classroom.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 19, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey won't support extending state laws to prohibit discrimination against individuals based on their sexual orientation.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 19, 2019
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The stage is being set for a vote by reporters at the state's largest newspaper whether to form a union as its parent company is set to be acquired by another firm.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 18, 2019
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Arizonans have no legal right to know where the state obtains drugs to execute inmates, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 17, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey won’t commit to ask the Legislature for all the dollars his departing head of the state prison system says are necessary to deal with the “critical public safety crisis."

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 16, 2019
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Anti-discrimination laws do not trump the rights of business owners to refuse to provide certain services to gays, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 16, 2019
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Online travel companies like Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline have to pay city sales taxes on the portion of the reservation dollars that they keep, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 9, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey has finally come around to what a majority of Arizonans believe: human activity is affecting the climate.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 7, 2019

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