Press Releases

Jun 29, 2015

Tipton Statement on SCOTUS Decision Striking Down EPA’s Power Plant Regs

Congressman Scott Tipton issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule on existing power plants.

Jun 25, 2015

Tipton’s Wildfire Prevention Amendment Attached to Interior Bill in House

The amendment would redirect $20 million from the EPA's administrative account to the Wildland Fire Management Fund to be used for hazardous fuels reduction projects and proactive forest management activities.

Jun 25, 2015

Tipton Introduces Bill to Tailor Regulations, Ease Burden on Small Banks and Credit Unions

Congressman Tipton (R-CO) introduced the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk (TAILOR) Act of 2015 (H.R. 2896) to provide smaller community banks and credit unions relief from onerous regulatory compliance burdens.

Jun 24, 2015

Tipton Votes to Protect Ratepayers, States from Harmful Impacts of EPA Power Plant Rule

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted to pass bipartisan legislation giving states protection from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule on existing power plants.

Jun 23, 2015

Column: Let’s Balance Environmental Protection with Common Sense on Jobs, Economy

Environmentalists have taken to the courts in an effort to shut down the Colowyo Mine in Moffat County, a move that could cost over 200 Coloradans their jobs and devastate the local economy.

Jun 19, 2015

Tipton Statement on Withdrawal of Groundwater Management Directive

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement following the U.S. Forest Service’s official withdrawal of its proposed Groundwater Management Directive.

Jun 16, 2015

Witnesses Tell Tipton Cyber Threats Abound Ahead of House Intelligence Bill Vote

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned a panel of witnesses on cyber threats posed to U.S. infrastructure by foreign actors including China.

Jun 15, 2015

Tipton Working to Protect Rural Healthcare Access

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Tipton and his colleagues are pushing the U.S. Department of Health to maintain existing Critical Access Hospital (CAH) designations to ensure people living in rural areas are able to receive quality and timely healthcare.

Jun 11, 2015

Tipton Small Bank Relief Bill Lauded During Subcommittee Hearing

The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on proposals including Congressman Tipton’s bill to reduce red tape compliance burdens on well-managed community banks.

Jun 11, 2015

Forest Management Legislation Moves Forward in the House

The House Committee on Natural Resources marked-up a forest management legislative package that incorporates key ideas from Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Healthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act (H.R. 695).