Press Releases

Jul 30, 2014

Tipton Questions EPA Deputy on Waters of the U.S. Rule

Congressman Scott Tipton questioned (EPA) Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe during a House Small Business Committee hearing on the EPA’s controversial new rule to redefine waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act.

Jul 30, 2014

Tipton: Administration’s Implementation of Over 1800 Regulations Violated Transparency Provision

Congressman Tipton flagged reports today that the Obama Administration, starting in 2012, implemented over 1800 rules and regulations—including 43 rules identified as major—without following provisions under the Congressional Review Act

Jul 29, 2014

House Passes Reforms to Create Transparency in Endangered Species Listings

The House passed legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) to increase transparency under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Jul 24, 2014

Witnesses Testify that Landowners Need Protection from Federal Land Management Agencies

During a House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation oversight hearing, witnesses testified on abuses they have suffered at the hands of federal land management agencies.

Jul 24, 2014

Tipton Works to Enhance Transparency and Empower Students in Higher Education

Tipton voted to advance legislation this week to promote innovative competency-based learning, and provide students and parents with information needed to make sound decisions on academic programs and tuition financing options.

Jul 24, 2014

Small Agriculture Businesses Advocate For New SBA Size Standard

The Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, under the chairmanship of Rep. Scott Tipton, held a hearing to examine the small business size standard for agricultural businesses.

Jul 17, 2014

Tipton Cautions that EPA Wage Garnishing Rule Isn’t Over

“While it’s good that Americans will now have an opportunity to make comments on this overreaching rule, it’s important to note that the EPA is not backing down."

Jul 16, 2014

Tipton Votes to Stop Abuse, Cut Waste at the IRS

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted to protect Americans from suffering further abuse by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Jul 15, 2014

Tipton Effort to Protect Water Rights Advances in Interior Appropriations Bill

The House Appropriations Committee included Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) language to protect privately-held water rights as part of the FY 2015 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

Jul 15, 2014

Tipton’s Language to Prohibit Sage Grouse ESA Listing Included in Interior Bill

Funds cannot be used to list Gunnison or Greater Sage Grouse under the bill