Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Gila River Indian Community, Sinema, Stephen Roe Lewis, water rights, agreement
Apr 7, 2023

Feds to pay $233 million for Gila River water conservation, infrastructure

The federal government will pay the Gila River Indian Community to leave some of its share of Colorado River water in Lake Mead, as well as funding infrastructure projects to increase wastewater reuse in irrigation.

Amtrak, Cook, passenger rail, Phoenix, Tucson, commuters, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Federal Railway Administration, I-10, congestion
Feb 6, 2023

It’s time we take serious look at intercity passenger rail

The Sun Corridor connecting Phoenix and Tucson is defined as a megaregion. It’s one of the fastest-growing regions in the country, with population growth anticipated to double by 2040. Recent spikes in population growth have demonstrated strains on our already overburdened freeways, which impact our safety, environment and ability to address the demands of a modern economy and quality of life.

clean energy, electric car, fossil fuels, gas furnaces, clean energy, Saudi Arabia, Putin,
Dec 19, 2022

It’s time to invest in building electrification

We can all agree that the United States is far too dependent on foreign oil. Now Arizona’s leaders in both parties – public and private sector leaders too – need to take urgent action to mitigate our reliance on dirty foreign energy supplies. They need to lead Arizona’s transition to clean energy sources.

Crane, O'Halleran, Trump, 2nd Congressional District, 1st Congressional District, redistricting, general election, ballots, pro-life, HighGround Inc., CHIPS and Science Act,
Nov 11, 2022

Republican Crane beats incumbent O’Halleran in 2nd Congressional District

Eli Crane, the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump in the red-heavy 2nd Congressional District, beat Democratic incumbent Tom O’Halleran, according to a call by the Associated Press.

electric vehicles, Arizona Public Interest Research Group, charging stations, Inflation Reduction Act and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Frontier Group, Arizona PIRG Education Fund, taxpayers
Nov 11, 2022

Group pushes cities, towns to use electric vehicles

Arizona Public Interest Research Group Education Fund is continuing its advocacy efforts to widen electric vehicle usage across the state.  

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Bolding, Gallego, Stanton, infrastructure, Passenger Facilities Charges, Biden, Mitch Landrieu, Carpenters Local 1912, Airports Council International, travel,
Oct 5, 2022

Sky Harbor to build taxiway overpass with federal funds to support growing air traffic

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is planning upgrades to its runway space with a new taxiway overpass backed by federal funds from the bipartisan infrastructure law enacted last year.