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A bill by two Colorado congressmen that would prohibit the Forest Service or other federal agencies from trying to implement such a policy against ski areas or other water-rights holders in the future passed out of committee.
Tipton proposed the Education and Energy Act of 2013, which would use a portion of the federal revenue from new mineral leases from oil and gas drilling on public lands for education funding.
The House Resources Committee on Thursday passed H.R. 3189, the Water Rights Protection Act by U.S. Reps. Scott Tipton, a Republican, and Jared Polis, a Democrat.
Water, health care, energy and immigration were a few of the topics addressed by U.S. Representative Scott Tipton (R) during a town hall meeting in Alamosa on Monday evening.
Representative Scott Tipton spoke at the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce Thursday to update business leaders on current legislation in Congress and get feedback to take to Washington.
More storage is needed to prevent flooding and provide certainty for Western agriculture during droughts, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said that after a briefing on the use of sarin gas in Syria he saw no reason to alter his opposition to military action.
While congress weighs their options on Syria, Tipton said he strongly believes that the U.S. should not get involved with Syria.
The congressman also stopped by to discuss his plans for protecting one of the resort’s most crucial resources..."