Howard Fischer, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

Howard Fischer is a veteran journalist who has reported on state government and legal affairs in Arizona since 1982, the last 26 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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Court of Appeals rules Hopi Tribe's lawsuit against snowmaking at Snowbowl can move forward

An Arizona tribe has the legal right to challenge the use of treated effluent to make snow -- even on public lands, the state Court of Appeals ruled today.

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Descheenie moves to ban 'disparaging' terms

Native lawmaker asks for law forbidding derogatory sports logos and names of Native tribes to be used on signage and displays

A Native American lawmaker wants a new state law to forbid the display of any name or logo of any sports team at any publicly funded stadium if any of the state’s 22 tribes finds it “disparaging.’’

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