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.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking Gov. Doug Ducey to call a special legislative session to let lawmakers provide “additional clarity’’ about which of two abortion laws on the books they want enforced.
The House committee investigating the events around the Jan. 6 riot is entitled to get the phone records of the head of the Arizona Republican Party.
The state's chief election officer is telling a federal judge there is merit to claims that two new laws could interfere with the rights of some people to register and vote.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is trying a new legal theory to combat Biden administration border policies: a claim the president wants to encourage illegal migration to grow the U.S. population. And what makes that illegal, Brnovich says, is the failure of the president to consider the impact of those migrants on Arizona.