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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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A House panel voted Monday to ask voters to remove restrictions on how English can be taught to students who come to school speaking another language.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 28, 2020
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Arizonans burned through 83 tons of medical marijuana last year
Mohave County has 5,054 card-carrying patients

Arizonans legally smoked, ate or otherwise consumed nearly 83 tons of marijuana last year.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 28, 2020
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Members of Patriot Movement AZ have agreed to change the tactics they use to protest the practices at some Arizona churches of helping migrants.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 27, 2020
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Arizona state lawmakers are being asked to keep boys – or at least those who are genetically identified as male – off of ‘ high school and college sports teams for girls and women.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 25, 2020
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A divorced man's desire not to be a parent trumps the wishes of his ex-wife to use the embryos they agreed to have frozen in happier times, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 25, 2020
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A Glendale Republican lawmaker says he's found a way to ensure that university students get all sides of controversial issues: force the schools to search out -- and, if necessary, fund -- opposing viewpoints.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 25, 2020
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Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday blamed "the media' for spreading what he says is false information about funding for education.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 25, 2020
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The way Mitzi Epstein sees it, it's against the law to throw things out the window of your car and pollute the environment. So now she wants to extend that to what people release into the air.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 23, 2020
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Legislation to require mandatory 5-year prison terms for anyone who sells opioids such as fentanyl will go to the state House floor for a vote, but not in its current form.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 23, 2020
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Legislative Democrats trotted out their plans Tuesday to reduce prison population in hopes that there are now enough Republicans – including the governor – to get at least some of them enacted.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 22, 2020

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