Staff Members and Writers

Howard Fischer, for the Miner

602-390-1850

capmedia@hotmail.com

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.

Recent Stories
Tease photo

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.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 1, 2022
Tease photo

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.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 24, 2022
Tease photo

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.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 22, 2022
Tease photo

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.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 20, 2022
Tease photo

Workers at the bottom of the Arizona wage scale are going to be legally entitled to a pay hike of $42 a week beginning in January.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 17, 2022
Tease photo

The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected the latest effort by a group of election deniers – the fourth from members of “We The People” – to void and rerun the 2020 vote.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 13, 2022
Tease photo

Attorney General Mark Brnovich won't defend a new law that makes it a crime to videotape police activity within 8 feet.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 6, 2022
Tease photo

Nearly 6,500 Arizona children have applied for the new universal vouchers to attend private and parochial schools at taxpayer expense.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 3, 2022
Tease photo

Groups involved with signing up people to vote are asking a federal judge to block a new law that could leave some who move with no registration at all.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 3, 2022
Tease photo

Kelli Ward is telling a federal judge if she lets the Jan. 6 Committee access her phone records it will endanger not only her rights but those of the entire Arizona Republican Party.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner August 30, 2022

More stories

Friends 2 Follow:

Event Calendar
Event Calendar link
Submit Event