Sinema Statement on Passage of Drought Contingency Plan Legislation

Apr 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema released the following statement after the U.S. House and U.S. Senate passed companion bills to implement the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan (DCP):

“I’m proud to have worked closely with Arizona stakeholders and colleagues on both sides of the aisle to keep the DCP legislation moving forward and help secure Arizona’s water future. I thank my colleagues in the U.S. House and Senate and will keep working to ensure the plan is signed into law.”

The bipartisan legislation ensures the critical Drought Contingency Plan forged between the seven Colorado River Basin states can be implemented without delay.