Press Releases

September 9, 2020 Press Release
Predictions suggest project could create 16,000 jobs
Recognizing the economic benefits of expanded rail access in Mesa, Rep. Greg Stanton is working with the City of Mesa to secure federal funding for its Pecos Industrialized Rail Access Train Extension (PIRATE) project. Mesa applied for a $24.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to construct a new six-mile industrial freight rail track from the existing Union Pacific Railroad mainline through the Pecos Advanced Manufacturing Zone.
August 22, 2020 Press Release
At a roundtable this week, Representatives Greg Stanton and Tom O’Halleran heard from local leaders about how changes to the United States Postal Service will impact their communities. The congressmen were joined by a diverse group representing postal workers, tribes, seniors, veterans and small business owners.
July 29, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, a bipartisan package authorizing water infrastructure projects and studies through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

July 17, 2020 Press Release

As the U.S. House prepares to consider the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, current and former residents of Mohave County, Arizona are asking Congress to adopt a measure that would bring justice to victims of radiation exposure. Earlier this week, Reps.

July 16, 2020 Press Release
Bill Advances Through Committee with Unanimous Support
Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unanimously advanced the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which included several measures to benefit Arizona. The bipartisan package authorizes water resources projects through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and it now heads to the House floor.
July 15, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton’s Southwest Tourism Expansion Act moved a significant step closer to becoming law today as it advanced as part of the House’s Fiscal Year 2021 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill. Stanton’s bill would create a pilot program to allow certain visitors from Mexico who already have permission to enter the United States to travel throughout the state of Arizona.
July 14, 2020 Press Release
Reps. Greg Stanton and Paul Gosar introduced a bipartisan amendment to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act to include justice for victims of radiation exposure in Mohave County, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada—a continuation of their work together on the issue.
July 13, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton has introduced a bill to require the use of body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers as a condition of eligibility for COPS grants. The COPS Accountability Act of 2020, H.R. 7150, would require state, local and tribal government agencies applying for COPS grants to show they have plans in place to put a body camera on every officer who conducts searches and makes arrests.
July 6, 2020 Press Release
As Arizona surpassed 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases today, Rep. Greg Stanton urged State leaders to take three immediate actions to contain the disease: use federal CARES Act funds to expand lab capacity for additional testing and to speed up test results; develop and implement a written statewide contact tracing plan; and mandate face coverings statewide.
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July 2, 2020 Press Release
Stanton: Bill is a ‘Long-term Investment in Arizona’
Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion package to invest in lasting, 21st century infrastructure and address some of America’s most urgent needs. Rep. Greg Stanton, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, cosponsored the legislation.

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