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Jun 12, 2014 | Cortez Journal

Veterans waiting weeks for care

On Monday, Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, said he was “outraged” by the findings, stating many veterans were “experiencing ridiculous wait times.”

Jun 10, 2014 | Craig Daily Press

Colorado responds to the VA internal audit

Tipton said he wanted to be a part of stepping up the VA’s accountability. “I encourage constituents experiencing issues with the VA to please contact my office,” he said in a statement.

Jun 9, 2014 | The Denver Post

Many vets wait more than 30 days for their initial appointments at VA

Republican Rep. Scott Tipton said he was outraged by the findings, and reflect complaints he had heard from constituents.

Jun 5, 2014 | KREX Channel 5 Grand Junction

Congressman Tipton Responds to Western Slope Issues

Congressman Scott Tipton makes a trip on the Western Slope Thursday to hear issues local are dealing with.

Jun 4, 2014 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Lawmakers 
want answers 
about swap

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said there are “serious concerns and questions regarding the circumstances surrounding Sgt. (Bowe) Bergdahl’s initial disappearance as well as on how his release was arranged.”

Jun 2, 2014 | KDVR Fox 31 Denver

New EPA rules demanding power plants cut carbon

Colorado Republican Congressman Scott Tipton said the proposed rules “amount to a backdoor energy tax.”

May 31, 2014 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton warns against ‘federal water grab’

Congress should withhold funding from a proposed federal rule that would expand the reach of the Environmental Protection Agency into water-related issues previously dealt with by the states, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said.

May 30, 2014 | Craig Daily Press and Steamboat Today

Sage grouse legislation would mean big things for Moffat County

Rep. Tipton, partnered with four Western congressmen to introduce legislation, the Sage Grouse Protection and Conservation Act, on May 22 that would prevent sage grouse from being listed as threatened or endangered for 10 years.

May 29, 2014 | Ouray County Plaindealer

Western Slope Reps push local sage grouse control

A bill introduced by Republican U.S. Reps. Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner would prevent the Endangered Species Act listing of sage grouse species for 10 years but would require states to follow conservation management plans for the species.

May 29, 2014 | The Durango Herald

GOP: Water rule is murky

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, told the committee the proposed rule is “the greatest water grab that we have seen by the federal government in the United States.”

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