In The News

Jul 12, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

A belated thanks to Vietnam veterans

Some 50 years after the fact, jeers, insults, spittle and even tossed feces and blood were replaced by warm words of respect, acknowledgement and, perhaps most importantly, appreciation.

Jul 12, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

‘No benefit’ 
to designating habitat area 
for cuckoo

The federal government should make no special efforts in Colorado to protect the Western yellow-billed cuckoo, two federal legislators said.

Jul 10, 2015 | Craig Daily Press

Editorial: Sally Jewell needs to speak up

The ruling has become a bipartisan issue. Since the ruling, Colorado Republicans and Democrats have all sent Jewell letters of concern. She’s not responded.

Jul 9, 2015 | Washington Times

Obama admin turns deaf ear to coal industry, ignores pleas to protect Colo. mine

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has rebuffed the entreaties of Colorado lawmakers urging her to appeal a federal judge’s order that threatens to shut down the Colowyo coal mine.

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.