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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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Undeterred by the defeat earlier this year, Sen. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek is launching a new bid to regulate vaping products like tobacco and raise the age to use both to 21.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 19, 2019
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Calling the law a mistake, two House Democrats are leading the charge to repeal a 2016 measure that stripped cities and towns of their ability to regulate short-term and vacation rentals.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 15, 2019
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A notice of claim, the legal precursor to litigation, was filed Thursday against the state Department of Education by two conservative legal organizations.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 14, 2019
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The latest figures from the Office of Economic Opportunity show the state added 30,100 jobs between September and October.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 14, 2019
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Michael Persoon told a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that the U.S. Constitution does allow Gov. Doug Ducey to "temporarily” fill a vacancy created by the death or resignation of a senator.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 13, 2019
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The legislation crafted by the Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce would add an additional 100 retail outlets on top of the 130 dispensaries that already exist to serve medical marijuana patients.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 13, 2019
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There's nothing unconstitutional about sending a juvenile to prison for the rest of his life for a series of arson fires in Tucson.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 13, 2019
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The state's top Republican senator said Monday that immigration officials need to examine situations before veterans who are in this country illegally are deported.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 11, 2019
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Two Republican legislators and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are taking the first steps to craft legislation to ensure that Arizonans with preexisting conditions can still buy health insurance if federal courts strike down the Affordable Care Act.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 10, 2019
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In a new order, U.S. District Court Judge Roslyn Silver directed the Department of Corrections to "establish bright-line rules that narrowly define prohibited content in a manner consistent with the First Amendment.”

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner November 10, 2019

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