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Tempe plans to reopen long dormant water reclamation plant amid grinding drought
“The more we can support cities and communities doing a better job of recycling water, the better off we’re going to be at these ongoing drought conditions,” Stanton said, adding that the most important aspect of the project is to protect the water supply and add resiliency to the system.
Kate Gallego and Greg Stanton Hail Bipartisan Infrastructure Dollars to Improve Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and House Representative (and former Mayor) Greg Stanton hailed the $194 million investment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to add a new taxiway and help modernize Sky Harbor Airport.
Afghan refugees, many with uncertain immigration status, struggle with daily life
“We have a moral obligation to provide refuge to our Afghan partners who put their lives at risk to protect American troops. They shouldn’t be left in legal limbo, not while Congress has the power to grant them security and safety,” Stanton said in a press release in August.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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