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Aug 22, 2016 | Craig Daily Press

Community members consider how to address prescription drug and heroin abuse

Issues: Health Care

Community members and human service agencies gathered last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction, heroin abuse...

Aug 6, 2016 | The Durango Herald

In wake of Gold King spill, lawmakers push for cleaning up mines

In the year since the Gold King Mine blowout, congressional leaders have pushed several bills addressing the spill and other issues associated with leaking abandoned mines.

Jul 22, 2016 | Post Independent

Tipton wraps up opioid listening tour

Issues: Health Care

As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., tackle the nation’s growing problem of prescription drug abuse, Rep. Scott Tipton turned to the communities he represents to help him understand prescription opioid and heroin abuse.

Jul 22, 2016 | Western Slope Now

'Congressional App Challenge' Promotes Stem Education

Issues: Education

Congressman Scott Tipton is giving students on the Western Slope a chance to show off their digital skills and 'code' their way into the national spotlight, with the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.

Jul 21, 2016 | Montrose Daily Press

Mental health care system bill passes Congress

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Scott Tipton has received plaudits for voting on Wednesday to support a bill that strengthens the federal government’s response to serious mental illness in communities across Colorado and the nation.

Jul 20, 2016 | KKCO-TV

Mancos shale a gold mine in waiting

Coupled with the proposed Jordan Cove Terminal and storage facility in Coos Bay Oregon the assessment could mean another energy boom in Western Colorado. One that Congressman Scott Tipton wants to see.

Jul 20, 2016 | Grand Junction Sentinel

Opioid epidemic runs deep and wide, Tipton hears

“The supply is never in question,” Bev Lampley of Catholic Outreach told U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., during a roundtable in which Grand Valley residents...

Jul 20, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

Monumental Mistake

U.S. REP. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and the majority of his House colleagues deserve recognition as heroes for their votes to block the federal government from limiting the use of public lands in Southern Colorado.

Jul 17, 2016 | Montrose Daily Press

Tipton Water Rights bill moves ahead

Congressman Scott Tipton voted on Thursday in support of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017.

Jul 15, 2016 | Western Slope Now

Tipton to Host GJ Roundtable on Opioid Abuse

Issues: Health Care

A Colorado lawmaker is coming to Grand Junction next week to get feedback on the growing problem of opioid abuse. U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton calls the widespread drug abuse an epidemic that's having a tragic impact across the state.