Press Releases

Feb 12, 2016

Tipton Speaks on House Floor Against President’s Punitive Oil Tax

"artificially raising prices on the cheapest of them hurts the very people the President has told us for eight years his policies are so supposed to benefit."

Feb 11, 2016

Tipton Blasts EPA After Agency Caught in Gold King Lie

Congressman Tipton ripped into the EPA today after a House Committee on Natural Resources report uncovered the Agency deliberately mislead the public as employees attempted to cover up the Agency’s knowledge of risks at the Gold King Mine.

Feb 10, 2016

Tipton Statement on Supreme Court Stay on EPA Regs on Affordable Power

Rep. Tipton issued the following statement applauding the Supreme Court’s ruling to stay the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ‘Clean Power Plan’ until state lawsuits are heard.

Feb 9, 2016

Tipton: President Going for Broke with Lame Duck Budget

The President’s budget seeks to raise taxes by $3.4 trillion over the next decade, and increase spending by $2.4 trillion.

Feb 4, 2016

Tipton Votes to Defend Law-Abiding Businesses from Operation Choke Point

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted in the House to pass legislation to protect law-abiding businesses from being unfairly targeted by federal regulators using highly subjective criteria to determine fraud risk.

Feb 1, 2016

Tipton, Murphy Lead Bipartisan Letter to Protect Community Capital Access from New FASB Regulations

The loss of capital access for small businesses and families would have a devastating impact on local economies.

Jan 26, 2016

Column: The President’s Final SOTU, Turning the Lights Out on Affordable Energy

That propensity to run roughshod over the people’s representatives, and the Constitution, is at the core of his legacy, and I was thinking back to a number of examples over the years.

Jan 20, 2016

Gardner, Bennet, Tipton Release Discussion Draft to Facilitate Good Samaritan Orphan Mine Cleanup

The Colorado Members look forward to working with the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to move this discussion draft forward and reach consensus on a bipartisan Good Samaritan bill.

Jan 15, 2016

Tipton Blasts Administration’s Coal Leasing Announcement

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement on the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) announced moratorium on federal coal leasing.

Jan 13, 2016

Tipton Votes to Vacate Controversial Waters of U.S. Rule

Tipton has been one of the most vocal defenders of Western water since being elected to Congress.