WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema released the following statement after the Senate passed the Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) legislation which passed the U.S. House on Monday:
“Today’s passage of the Drought Contingency Plan is a major milestone in securing Arizona’s water future. I’m proud to have worked with stakeholders and colleagues to keep the DCP on track and ensure Congressional leaders know how important the agreement is to Arizona. I look forward to the President quickly signing this critical plan into law.”
The U.S. Senate today approved the DCP legislation, which passed the U.S. House on Monday, and now moves to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The bipartisan bill ensures the critical Drought Contingency Plan forged between the seven Colorado River Basin states can be implemented without delay.