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Congress has been busy providing the government with additional tools to maintain order and enforce trade agreement parameters in the global trade marketplace.
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.
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."
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.
That was the main message small-business owners had for Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, Thursday at the Durango Public Library.
“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..."
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.
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.
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.”
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.