Sinema, Kelly Announce More Than $1.27 Million Investment Coming to Gila River Indian Community from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Nov 30, 2023

Bipartisan infrastructure law led by Sinema and shaped by Kelly provides over $1.27 million to strengthen recycling infrastructure for the Gila River Indian Community

WASHINGTON – $1,276,606 will be invested in improving Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) for the Gila River Indian Community from the bipartisan infrastructure law led by Senator Kyrsten Sinema and shaped by Senator Mark Kelly.

The funding will help expand recycling infrastructure and education for waste management systems for the Gila River Indian Community – ensuring the Tribes’ reservation remains healthy and sustainable.

“Glad to deliver today’s investment to help the Gila River Indian Community update outdated recycling infrastructure and protect their land from harmful pollutants for generations to come,” said Sinema, co-author and lead negotiator of the bipartisan infrastructure law.

“This investment is an example of how our bipartisan infrastructure law is benefiting communities across Arizona,” said Kelly. “The modernization of recycling infrastructure provides long-term benefits to the Gila River Indian Community, protecting the clean, healthy environment they deserve.”

Sinema led bipartisan Senate negotiations with Republican Senator Rob Portman of Ohio that included Senator Kelly and senators from both parties.

The bipartisan infrastructure law was supported by groups including The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, The National Association of Manufacturers, The AFL-CIO, The National Retail Federation, The Bipartisan Policy Center, North America’s Building Trades Unions, the Outdoor Industry Association, The American Hotel and Lodging Association, The National Education Association, as well as hundreds of mayors across all 50 states.