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Jun 30, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Coal ruling throws ‘monkey wrench’ into agency’s plans

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could benefit northwest Colorado’s beleaguered coal and electricity-generating industries, but environmental organizations said the ruling threatens human health.

Jun 29, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

Environmental ruling energizes low-price advocates

The ruling “strikes a blow against the Obama administration’s regulatory recklessness and further proves what many of us already know, that the EPA has no regard for the impact its overreaching rules have on American families and businesses

Jun 27, 2015 | KJCT News 8

Congressman Tipton comes to the Grand Valley, talks water rights and healthcare

He spoke about some of the challenges facing the Western Slope, including: water protection rights and healthcare policy issues.

Jun 27, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Rep. Tipton talks trade, water protection, jobs in Grand Junction visit

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has gone into the locked room in the Capitol to keep up with trade legislation as it’s taking shape.

Jun 27, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Roller dam celebrates its 100th anniversary

The importance of water storage and preparation for the good times and the bad were topics U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., emphasized in his speech at the celebration.

Jun 26, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

House OKs Tipton fund shift

The U.S. House this week adopted an amendment that would shift $20 million from the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrative account to the wildland fire management fund.

Jun 26, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton, Gardner say they want repeal of Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday doesn’t fix the Affordable Care Act’s flaws, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said.

Jun 22, 2015

Forest Service drops its groundwater plan

Withdrawal of a controversial proposal for the treatment of groundwater on national forests won’t halt federal efforts to gain greater control of those waters, according to the Forest Service and its critics.

Jun 11, 2015 | Durango Herald

Local jurisdiction over forests clears a hurdle

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers on Thursday advanced a measure aimed at offering local jurisdictions more control over managing wildfires on federal lands.

Jun 9, 2015 | Durango Herald

Politics burn through wildfire discussion

Republican members of the Colorado congressional delegation are skeptical of the cabinet members’ message. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton worries the Forest Service is more focused on land acquisition than managing lands they already have.