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.
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.
Arizonans legally smoked, ate or otherwise consumed nearly 83 tons of marijuana last year.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday blamed "the media' for spreading what he says is false information about funding for education.
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.
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.