In The News

Sep 14, 2016 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton bill aims to ease burdens on small banks

A measure aimed at reducing the regulatory burden on community banks passed the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.

Aug 29, 2016 | Steamboat Today

Northwest Colorado fears Hickenlooper's CO2 Emission Plan

Despite the federal Clean Power Plan being stalled in the courts, Colorado may still move ahead with plans to reduce green house gas pollution from power plants.

Aug 28, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

Postal service: drug traffickers' shipper of choice

Issues: Health Care

For communities throughout Colorado, it is difficult to hear and read about the effects of the ongoing abuse epidemic of heroin and other opioids.

Aug 22, 2016 | Craig Daily Press

Community members consider how to address prescription drug and heroin abuse

Issues: Health Care

Community members and human service agencies gathered last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction, heroin abuse...

Aug 6, 2016 | The Durango Herald

In wake of Gold King spill, lawmakers push for cleaning up mines

In the year since the Gold King Mine blowout, congressional leaders have pushed several bills addressing the spill and other issues associated with leaking abandoned mines.

Jul 22, 2016 | Post Independent

Tipton wraps up opioid listening tour

Issues: Health Care

As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., tackle the nation’s growing problem of prescription drug abuse, Rep. Scott Tipton turned to the communities he represents to help him understand prescription opioid and heroin abuse.

Jul 22, 2016 | Western Slope Now

'Congressional App Challenge' Promotes Stem Education

Issues: Education

Congressman Scott Tipton is giving students on the Western Slope a chance to show off their digital skills and 'code' their way into the national spotlight, with the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.

Jul 21, 2016 | Montrose Daily Press

Mental health care system bill passes Congress

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Scott Tipton has received plaudits for voting on Wednesday to support a bill that strengthens the federal government’s response to serious mental illness in communities across Colorado and the nation.

Jul 20, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

Monumental Mistake

U.S. REP. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and the majority of his House colleagues deserve recognition as heroes for their votes to block the federal government from limiting the use of public lands in Southern Colorado.

Jul 20, 2016 | Grand Junction Sentinel

Opioid epidemic runs deep and wide, Tipton hears

“The supply is never in question,” Bev Lampley of Catholic Outreach told U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., during a roundtable in which Grand Valley residents...