In The News

May 10, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

COLUMN: Multifront, coordinated approach sorely needed

Issues: Health Care

As a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, I have joined my colleagues in the House of Representatives to present 15 legislative proposals specifically targeting systemic opioid abuse across the country.

May 2, 2016 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Drones could fight fires, Tipton says

The next big thing in fighting wildfires might be the drone, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo.

Apr 29, 2016 | Rio Blanco Herald Times

Bennet, Gardner and Tipton urge Jewell to hit Trapper deadline

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton have urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to complete the Trapper Mine Environmental Assessment before the Saturday deadline.

Apr 29, 2016 | Steamboat Today

Congressman planning visits for opioid abuse education

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) is planning visits to Western Slope communities to learn more about the impacts of opioid abuse.

Apr 22, 2016 | Craig Daily Press

COLUMN: National monument designations must be locally driven

Now, more than ever before, Congress must reassert itself in the designation of national monuments as well as the overall management of federal public lands.

Apr 20, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

Tipton’s steely resolve

WE SOLIDLY support U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and members of the bipartisan Congressional Steel Caucus in urging the Obama administration and the European Union to protect U.S. steelmakers. The Chinese have “dumped” low-price steel on the world market causing recent layoffs throughout the steel industry, including those at Pueblo’s EVRAZ steel mill.

Apr 16, 2016 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton votes to de-fang banking law

Far-reaching financial legislation enacted six years ago works in ways opposite to its intent, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said in voting to repeal part of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Apr 15, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

Tipton, steelmakers want action on China

Tipton is urging the Obama administration and the European Union to protect U.S. steelmakers from Chinese imported steel that’s being “dumped” at below-market prices.

Apr 12, 2016 | Denver Post

Colorado prods EPA on promised cleanup of Gold King and other mines

Gov. John Hickenlooper, Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton this week asked EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for extra support — emphasizing the EPA role triggering the Aug. 5 Gold King disaster.

Apr 7, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

Employers, job seekers flock to event

Some of the state’s top employers traveled to Pueblo on Thursday for the community’s biggest-ever spring job fair. PCC, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s office and the Pueblo Workforce Center organized the event.