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Nov 1, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton works on bill to clean up old mines

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has supported such measures in the past, including introducing similar ideas of his own, but he cautioned lawmakers to draft the legislation right.

Oct 31, 2015 | Montrose Daily Press

Tipton seeks buy-in for bill to streamline mine cleanup

Tipton is still eyeing a “Good Samaritan” bill that would clear the way for private groups whose members work to clean up abandoned mines. Liability risks discourage would-be cleanup groups from tackling the contaminated mines.

Oct 29, 2015 | Durango Herald

Tipton votes against budget act

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, who was one of the Republicans to vote against the measure, called it “a bad deal that I cannot support.”

Oct 20, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GJ airport board gets approval for security system

Were it not for the support of Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., the approval wouldn’t have taken place, Wood said.

Oct 15, 2015 | KREX 5 Grand Junction

Congressman Tipton Educates Students in Politics

Congressman Scott Tipton paid a visit to Grand Junction High school to shed some of his knowledge on a political science class.

Oct 7, 2015 | Denver Business Journal

U.S. House passes Tipton's Community Bank Relief Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation Tuesday that would ease regulatory rules for small community banks.

Oct 2, 2015 | The Hill

Pentagon team to review Colorado sites to house Gitmo detainees

"Any plan to move terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to Colorado is unacceptable, and we will do everything possible to keep it from happening.”

Oct 1, 2015 | Durango Herald

Tipton questions Superfund status

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday expressed concerns with the prospect of federal officials moving forward with a Superfund listing for Silverton near the inactive Gold King Mine.

Sep 25, 2015 | Durango Herald

Questions arise over contractor selection at Gold King Mine

Questions are being raised after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that the same contractor who played a role in the Gold King Mine spill will oversee the contract for a new water-treatment system.

Sep 22, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

EDITORIAL: Stop EPA water rule

The House bill has the full support of U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. We commend both Rep. Tipton and Sen. Gardner for stepping up on behalf of the people.