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Nov 24, 2014 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton: Reform needed to help small banks

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.

Nov 22, 2014 | Pueblo Chieftain

Vet gets medals for long-ago service

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.

Nov 21, 2014 | KRDO News 13

Pueblo Vietnam War veteran receives his medals almost 40 years after the war ended

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.

Nov 21, 2014 | KOAA News 5

Vietnam veteran receives medals 40 years later

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.

Nov 17, 2014 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Republicans eye Tipton for House Financial Services Committee

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.

Nov 13, 2014 | Pine River Times

Tipton visits local high school

Issues: Education

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.

Nov 12, 2014 | Durango Herald

Sage-grouse gets ‘threatened’ designation

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.

Nov 11, 2014 | Denver Post

Endangered bird blitz: Colorado presses feds for more time on grouse

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.

Oct 26, 2014 | Pueblo Chieftain

Tipton tours Union Avenue

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.

Oct 21, 2014 | KREX News 5

Congressman Tipton Discusses Regulations

Congressman Scott Tipton was in Grand Junction Wednesday for a manufacturing roundtable discussion with local businesses.