Water & Climate

Water is the lifeblood of Arizona's economy. We have to plan for a hotter, drier future now.

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July 16, 2020 Press Release
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.
March 27, 2020 In The News
In 2008, Phoenix was named the least sustainable city in the nation in Andrew Ross’s book Bird on Fire. Everyone in Phoenix really hated being called that. So when Greg Stanton became mayor later that year, he decided to focus on sustainability.
January 29, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Leaders presented a comprehensive infrastructure plan that would invest $760 billion over five years and create 10 million new jobs.
November 22, 2019 In The News
Four Arizona Democrats have signed on as co-sponsors of ambitious legislation that would commit the United States to achieve a 100% clean energy economy by 2050.
November 14, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton today called on members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis to take bold action to help Arizona confront rising temperatures, increased forest fires, prolonged drought and vulnerable water supplies.
October 31, 2019 Press Release
A bill introduced by Rep. Greg Stanton advanced through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today with unanimous support. The bill, H.R. 3521, would help grow an in-demand sector of Arizona’s workforce: wastewater management workers.
October 30, 2019 In The News
The U.S. House approved legislation Wednesday to permanently ban uranium and other hardrock mining near the Grand Canyon.
October 15, 2019 In The News
To further dialogue about Arizona climate change impacts, Arizona Forward initiated roundtable meetings with members of Congress and leaders from its membership ranging from large corporations and public sector organizations to small businesses.
September 9, 2019 In The News
Arizonans shouldn’t have to worry about whether these natural landmarks will be around in the future. Congress has the legislative tools needed to ensure that these public lands – not just in Arizona, but across the country – are permanently protected.
July 17, 2019 Press Release
Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 2088, a bill introduced by Rep. Greg Stanton (AZ-09) and Rep. Marc Veasey (TX-33) earlier this year, to reauthorize and increase funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG).

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