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09/15/22

Reps. DeFazio, Stanton applaud House passage of drone infrastructure inspection legislation

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Greg Stanton (D-AZ) applauded the House’s passage of legislation regulating infrastructure inspection using drones.

09/06/22

Arizona Democrat says California ‘failing to do its part’ on Colorado River crisis

Rep. Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.) called plans by California officials to use more than the state’s full allocation of water from Lake Mead in 2022 “reckless and unacceptable” in a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Tuesday. 

09/02/22

City lands grant for groundwater recharge project

The city of Maricopa has landed a $2.9 million Federal grant for a groundwater recharge project funded through Rep. Greg Stanton’s Arizona-centered $150 million environmental infrastructure authority. 

09/01/22

Tempe to reopen water reclamation facility after 10+ year dormancy

Representative Stanton says $37.5 million in federal funds are secured to restart and expand the once dormant East Valley reclamation facility.

08/29/22

Congressman Stanton, MCCCD leaders announce new funding for bioscience program expansion

Congressman Greg Stanton and Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) leaders gathered at the CEI LabForce to announce the $1 million in federal Community Project Funding secured in a House Appropriations bill for bioscience program development at the Maricopa Community Colleges. 

08/16/22

Arizona loses more of its Colorado River water allocation under new drought plan

"The federal government has failed to offer a plan that requires all states to make the cuts necessary to save the Colorado from system collapse,” Stanton said. “Today’s announcement merely kicks the can down the road and risks turning this crisis into catastrophe.”

08/14/22

Inflation Reduction Act passes House, awaits Biden's signature

The Inflation Reduction Act aims resources toward addressing climate change, lowering deficits, and reducing drug costs for seniors. Congressman Greg Stanton voted in favor of the bill. He says it will bolster water conservation efforts in the Southwest.   

07/06/22

The Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Rep. Greg Stanton hosted “Bring BG Home Rally” Wednesday night at the Footprint Center in honor of imprisoned WNBA star Brittney Griner.

Phoenix Mercury, Rep. Greg Stanton host ‘Bring Brittney Griner Home’ rally

06/25/22

Rep. Stanton's resolution pushing to free Brittney Griner passes House

Rep. Greg Stanton's resolution calling on the Russian Federation to release WNBA Phoenix Mercury basketball star Brittney Griner passed the U.S. House of Representatives on June 24. 

05/16/22

More funds sought for drone inspections of transportation infrastructure

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Stanton would bring more money to Arizona to use drones to inspect roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

03/25/22

More federal infrastructure dollars up for grabs through competitive bid

Stanton also expressed his commitment to tribal nations in desperate need of clean water and broadband.

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