Howard Fischer

Capitol Media Services
Howard Fischer

PHOENIX -- Former astronaut Mark Kelly waded into the political arena Tuesday, making a bid for U.S. Senate and hoping to prove to Arizonans he is about more than just gun control.

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By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey signed a drought contingency plan Thursday afternoon, just six hours ahead of the deadline set by a key federal official for the state to act or face having their Colorado River water supply determined by her.

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By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Claiming his rights were violated, ousted state Rep. Don Shooter has filed suit demanding unspecified damages.

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By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- House Republicans sidelined a bid Monday to oust Rep. David Stringer, preferring instead to give the Prescott Republican a chance to explain his 1980s arrest and comments about race and immigration to the House Ethics Committee.