McGuire responds to Shope’s legislation

barbaramcguire.jpg

State Senator Barbara McGuire

By Mila Besich-Lira

Last week, Copper Area News reported that State Representative TJ Shope had dropped a memorial to encourage the US Congress to pass a land exchange bill for the Resolution Copper project.

At press time, LD-8 Senator Barbara McGuire had not been contacted to support the bill introduced by Shope. Since she was not a sponsor, her name was not included as a supporter of the bill via the legislature’s website.

“I am 100 percent in support of Resolution Copper,” McGuire said in a telephone interview, “had I been asked to sign onto the bill I would have.” McGuire further explained that the memorial dropped by Shope “is like sending Congress a post card.”

McGuire explained that she is also planning to work with the Arizona Congressional delegation to assist with supporting the land exchange.

At press time, a new land exchange bill has not been introduced into Congress. Resolution officials are expected to make decisions on when a new land exchange bill will be introduced in the coming weeks.

admin (7654 Posts)


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Butterfly Count at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum Sept. 6

    August 28th, 2014
    by

    Volunteers with the Central Arizona Butterfly Association invite participants to join their 8th annual Autumn census of all the butterflies […]


    Daytripping & Camping Opportunities South of Sedona for Labor Day Weekend

    August 28th, 2014
    by

    Phoenix- The State Parks in Arizona provide many opportunities for Labor Day 2014 campers. If you have not already reserved […]


    No closures along Phoenix freeways, state highways over Labor Day weekend

    August 28th, 2014
    by

    Phoenix— Drivers heading out on state highways for the Labor Day weekend will get a break from construction closures, according […]


    Playoffs or bust for Panthers girls’ volleyball

    August 26th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun Last year the Panthers finished with a record of 13 – 10, just missing a berth in the state playoffs.


  • Stories Just For You

    Valentine’s month ‘Hearts Rock’ photography at the Arboretum

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    February is a special month for lovers, including lovers of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum (BTA). In celebration of this special […]


    Batter up for the 2014 Little League season

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Superior Little League Board of directors are gearing up for another community tradition and that is Little League Baseball/Softball. […]


    Need a ride? New service available in Superior

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    Superior – There is a new business in the town of Superior, and it is taking everyone, including the Superior […]


    Superior Police Report

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the […]


  • Facebook

  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin