Eastern Arizona College to host two public forums focusing on water and the state budget

Photo By Kris McBride/EAC: From left, Keith Alexander, EAC special assistant to the president, Todd Haynie, EAC president, Rep. Becky Nutt, Rep. Gail Griffin, and House Speaker Rusty Bowers pause for a picture at the 2019 Arizona Legislative Session. Bowers, Griffin, and Nutt will address water issues facing the Gila Valley at a Public Forum on Water on Saturday, Feb. 8. The community is invited to attend.

By Lori Dugan

THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College is pleased to host two upcoming forums that the community may be interested in attending. First is the Public Forum on Water, featuring Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers, Rep. Gail Griffin, and Rep. Becky Nutt as they address water issues facing the Gila Valley. The Public Forum on Water is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m. in the EAC Activities Center.

There will be an open Governor’s Budget Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m. at the EAC Activities Center – Lee Little Theater. This event will feature Matt Gress, director of Arizona Governor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Budget, as he discusses priorities for the upcoming budget cycle.

For more information about either of the forums, contact Keith Alexander, EAC’s Special Assistant to the President, Community and Government Relations at keith.alexander@eac.edu