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Mar 29, 2015 | Craig Daily Press

Tipton’s bill to ease regulatory burden on community banks

Congressman Scott Tipton introduced legislation last week to reduce red tape compliance burdens on well-managed community banks so they can better focus their resources on providing vital economic services that help their communities grow and prosper.

Mar 28, 2015 | Durango Herald

Lawmakers laud vets’ ‘40-mile rule’

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, described the rule change as “welcome news” for veterans living in remote communities.

Mar 28, 2015 | KKCO News 11

Congressman Tipton talks about water and jobs at Club 20 meeting

Members of Club 20 met at Colorado Mesa University today for their spring session. Different guests, including Congressman Scott Tipton, took the stage to speak on a variety of issues in Western Colorado.

Mar 26, 2015 | Montrose Daily Press

VA provides clarity on vouchers for care outside system

The problem rested with the way the VA interpreted 40 miles — as a straight-line distance, rather than actual driving time, and that affected veterans in rural, mountainous Colorado, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton have said.

Mar 25, 2015 | Durango Herald

Tipton gives signature for fed land payment

PILT provides federal payments to local governments to compensate for revenue lost because federal land is exempt from local and state property taxes.

Mar 24, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

Editorial: Further support

U.S. REP. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., showed true leadership on behalf of his constituents last week by stepping up the pressure on the Bureau of Reclamation to release funds for the Arkansas Valley Conduit.

Mar 23, 2015 | Durango Herald

Colorado reps sign letter warning Obama of Iran

The members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado signed a bipartisan open letter to President Obama to “underscore the grave and urgent issues” surrounding the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.

Mar 21, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

Tipton leads conduit push

More funding for the Arkansas Valley Conduit is being sought by Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and his Colorado colleagues, the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District learned Thursday.

Mar 19, 2015 | Craig Daily Press

Tipton votes to increase accountability of EPA

“When the EPA claims, as it often does, that its regulations are based on scientific data, anything short of making that data fully transparent and available for peer review and scrutiny is unacceptable and defies commonsense.”

Mar 17, 2015 | Durango Herald

Tipton questions impact of rules on local banks

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, challenged Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the impact of federal regulations on community banks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday.