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Congressman Scott Tipton introduced legislation last week to reduce red tape compliance burdens on well-managed community banks so they can better focus their resources on providing vital economic services that help their communities grow and prosper.
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, described the rule change as “welcome news” for veterans living in remote communities.
Members of Club 20 met at Colorado Mesa University today for their spring session. Different guests, including Congressman Scott Tipton, took the stage to speak on a variety of issues in Western Colorado.
The problem rested with the way the VA interpreted 40 miles — as a straight-line distance, rather than actual driving time, and that affected veterans in rural, mountainous Colorado, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton have said.
PILT provides federal payments to local governments to compensate for revenue lost because federal land is exempt from local and state property taxes.
U.S. REP. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., showed true leadership on behalf of his constituents last week by stepping up the pressure on the Bureau of Reclamation to release funds for the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
The members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado signed a bipartisan open letter to President Obama to “underscore the grave and urgent issues” surrounding the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.
More funding for the Arkansas Valley Conduit is being sought by Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and his Colorado colleagues, the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District learned Thursday.
“When the EPA claims, as it often does, that its regulations are based on scientific data, anything short of making that data fully transparent and available for peer review and scrutiny is unacceptable and defies commonsense.”
Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, challenged Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the impact of federal regulations on community banks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday.