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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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New figures Thursday from the state Office of Economic Opportunity put the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate at 5.7%. That’s down a half a point from August.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 25, 2021
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Gov. Doug Ducey has no immediate plans for how – or even if – he will try to sanction the three state universities who are requiring faculty and staff to be vaccinated despite his orders to the contrary.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 19, 2021
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Arizona continues to have a shortage of teachers for the classroom.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 14, 2021
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Arizona schools are facing the prospect of not being able to legally spend some of the money they are receiving.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 14, 2021
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A new statewide poll suggests there may be little, if anything that Gov. Doug Ducey and his new $400-an-hour health adviser can do to convince many more Arizonans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 than already have made that decision.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 23, 2021
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Arizonans are poisoning themselves with medication meant for horses and cattle in their belief it will prevent or fight COVID-19.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 16, 2021
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is offering up $60 million to hospitals to help with staffing, but only if they start promoting and treating COVID patients with monoclonal antibodies.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 2, 2021
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Two Democratic members of the state's congressional delegation are asking federal officials to review the legality of Gov. Doug Ducey using COVID relief dollars to benefit only schools that do not require masks.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner August 19, 2021
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Arizona schools are free to require students and staff to wear masks on campus, at least for the time being.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner August 17, 2021

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