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.
Gov. Doug Ducey is defending allowing and attending potential "super spreader” political rallies for President Trump – and not wearing a mask – even as he concedes the number of cases of COVID-19 in Arizona will rise and he is urging people to take precautions.
Arizona added 30,200 new jobs last month. But the question of what that means in an unemployment rate is a little less certain.
If you think you're going to bed on election night knowing who was chosen, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has a bit of advice. Think again.
Proponents of more time to register to vote say Attorney General Mark Brnovich is having what amounts to buyer's remorse in failing to defend the deadline in the first place.
With her parents at his side, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a painting Thursday designed to honor the memory of slain ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller.
The state's top health official testified Thursday that she can’t say when the current COVID-19 health emergency will be over, the governor will rescind his orders, and Arizonans will be able to get their lives back to the way they were before.
The way Lisa James sees it, Proposition 207 is not about whether people should be able to use marijuana.
The three Republicans running to become state utility regulators are warning that putting Democrats in charge of the Arizona Corporation Commission regulatory panel would turn Arizona into California.