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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, was one of a few elected officials who attended Thursday’s event and spoke about the center’s merits. Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron and state Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, also provided remarks.
Villeneuve, who will be starting his freshman year at Alamosa High School in the fall, earned a Congressional Award Bronze Medal for volunteer work that included helping a summer school district program that gets food to kids in need.
In addition, recent federal legislation, championed by Colorado Representative Scott Tipton, requires federal agencies to use local and state statistics when determining policies protecting wildlife.
U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton during an Alamosa town hall meeting last night addressed local concerns with federal ramifications and federal concerns with local ramifications.
The Cortez Republican, who also addressed a wide range of issues spanning from energy production to water law, said the border and immigration represented a complex issue for lawmakers.
“The President’s proposed rules amount to a backdoor energy tax that would force states to comply with heavy-handed regulations that will cause electricity costs to skyrocket for countless Americans, kill jobs...,” Tipton wrote.
Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, was a co-sponsor of the legislation and said in a written statement it would increase transparency by requiring the Fish and Wildlife Service to publicly post the data used to list endangered species.
Tipton...was in a fighting mood when he joined House Republicans in grilling the Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy chief about a proposed rule that many farmers fear would allow the EPA to regulate small bodies of water...
Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, attended the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation hearing in Washington, D.C., in which the congressional panel asked witnesses to describe “threats, intimidation and bullying” by federal land authorities.
Two bills designed to improve transparency in federal land exchanges and acquisitions were introduced by a Colorado Representative. The bills would apply to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).