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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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The ability of women in Arizona to continue to get access to at least one form of abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court voids Roe v. Wade could depend on whether the state can enforce a little-known 2021 law.

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Arizona lawmakers are moving to help make the purchase of guns just a bit more affordable.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner February 17, 2022
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Republican lawmakers on a Senate panel approved a series of changes in election laws Thursday amid claims they could help prevent the kind of election fraud some continue to insist occurred in 2020.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner February 12, 2022
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The actions of drug cartels and smugglers on the border constitute an “invasion” that allows Gov. Doug Ducey to use the National Guard to “engage in war,” according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner February 8, 2022
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The U.S. Supreme Court has doused the last hope of former state Rep. Don Shooter to claim that his rights were violated when he was expelled in 2018 from the House of Representatives.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 25, 2022
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Rejecting pleas from parents of transgender children, a Senate panel voted Thursday to limit their participation in public or private school sports to the biological sex of their birth.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 22, 2022
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Insisting it will make students safer, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it on to university and college campuses, including classrooms and dorms.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 22, 2022
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Two Republican lawmakers are moving to trim the powers of government during an emergency.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner December 29, 2021
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So what makes parents who grew up with people named Jacob, Anthony and Daniel want to name their newborn boys Liam?

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner December 28, 2021

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