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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.
Sky Harbor to build taxiway overpass with federal funds to support growing air traffic
Rep. Greg Stanton, D-Ariz.,said the airport’s location just 5 miles from downtown Phoenix is its biggest plus, but it also makes expansion difficult.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
More funds sought for drone inspections of transportation infrastructure