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Mar 21, 2016 | Pueblo Chieftain

COLUMN: Uneven playing field, American Steel

Congress has been busy providing the government with additional tools to maintain order and enforce trade agreement parameters in the global trade marketplace.

Mar 16, 2016 | KRAI Radio

Tipton Honored For Small Business Efforts

Tipton also said that he will continue to fight in the house to pass legislation that encourages responsible economic growth in areas across the state and especially on the Western Slope.

Mar 16, 2016 | Western Slope Now

Lawmakers Vote to Assist Small Internet Businesses

Congressman Scott Tipton who voted in favor of the bill says this is particularly important for rural areas stating, "Just last week, i met with a group of small business stakeholders in Durango who stressed the importance of getting better access to the internet in their communities. Extending the exemption for another five years is a step in the right direction."

Mar 11, 2016 | Montrose Daily Press

Bill aims to cut red tape in veterans care

Under pressure from both Democrats such as Bennet and Republicans such as U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, the VA reformed eligibility definitions for the Veterans Choice Card program.

Mar 9, 2016 | The Durango Herald

Small businesses in La Plata County push for better Internet

That was the main message small-business owners had for Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, Thursday at the Durango Public Library.

Dec 29, 2015 | Durango Herald

Politicians lash out at EPA over mine spill reimbursements

“This is par for the course with the EPA,” added U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. “I have been skeptical of the EPA’s management of this situation from the onset, and find it offensive to the communities in my district..."

Nov 1, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton works on bill to clean up old mines

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has supported such measures in the past, including introducing similar ideas of his own, but he cautioned lawmakers to draft the legislation right.

Oct 31, 2015 | Montrose Daily Press

Tipton seeks buy-in for bill to streamline mine cleanup

Tipton is still eyeing a “Good Samaritan” bill that would clear the way for private groups whose members work to clean up abandoned mines. Liability risks discourage would-be cleanup groups from tackling the contaminated mines.

Oct 29, 2015 | Durango Herald

Tipton votes against budget act

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, who was one of the Republicans to vote against the measure, called it “a bad deal that I cannot support.”

Oct 20, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GJ airport board gets approval for security system

Were it not for the support of Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., the approval wouldn’t have taken place, Wood said.