Sinema talks billion in new drought funding

CASA GRANDE — The Inflation Reduction Act to address healthcare costs, taxes, and climate, passed Congress on Friday. Included are $4 billion to ad...

August 15, 2022
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CASA GRANDE — The Inflation Reduction Act to address healthcare costs, taxes, and climate, passed Congress on Friday. Included are $4 billion to address the historic drought throughout the west. It was a key issue for Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) in order to secure her vote and passage out of the Senate.On Wednesday, Senator Sinema was in Casa Grande hearing from farmers about what needs to happen next to secure Arizona's water.In Arizona, Pinal County has been the first to feel the pain of less water from the Colorado River.

Courtney Holmes