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Banking reforms that were aimed at curbing Wall Street excesses have hamstrung small community lenders in rural Colorado, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., who said he would introduce legislation next year.
Colorado’s 3rd District is home to thousands of military veterans and it’s commonplace for the phone to ring in Rep. Scott Tipton’s offices with a request from a veteran or a family member looking for lost or never-awarded decorations or military records.
He has waited almost 40 years, but on Friday a Pueblo Vietnam War veteran received his medals from the war. Former Army Spc. Clarence Archuleta earned his medal for his acts of bravery during the Vietnam War.
Tipton was able to help correct the record and track down his long-awaited medals and citations. A few of those medals include the Bronze Star Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge and several others.
Tipton, who was elected to a third term this month, said he was approached by House members to consider a spot on the committee, which is losing two Republicans to the U.S. Senate.
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton of Cortez visited Bayfield High School on Oct. 14 to discuss the ins and outs of making federal legislation and serving with congressmen who might not necessarily understand the importance of water law in the West.
Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, didn’t use the word “disappoint,” but said the Fish and Wildlife Service “in true Washington-knows-best fashion” ignored scientists in favor of bureaucrats.
CO leaders were trying to persuade the BLM to limit oil and gas leasing of grouse habitat on federal lands in the state as a way to increase protection... Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and Rep. Scott Tipton were lobbying in Washington.
It was “business” as usual Saturday morning for Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Colo., who visited with constituents in the Union Avenue shopping district as part of a comprehensive tour of the 3rd Congressional District.
Congressman Scott Tipton was in Grand Junction Wednesday for a manufacturing roundtable discussion with local businesses.