GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY AND GOV. STEPHEN LEWIS EXPRESS DISAPPOINTMENT AT FEDERAL JUDGE’S LATEST RULING ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN FREEWAY LAWSUIT APPEAL

The Gila River Indian Community and Gov. Stephen R. Lewis have expressed their deep disappointment at a ruling late last week by U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa, who rejected the Community’s request for an injunction temporarily halting construction of an extension of the South Mountain/Loop 202 Freeway.   The nearly $2 billion construction project would…