Press Releases

May 21, 2015

Tipton, Gardner Working to Save Colowyo Mine

Congressman Tipton and Senator Gardner urged Secretary of the Interior Jewell to instruct the Office of Surface Mining to take action to prevent the impending closure of the Colowyo mine and loss of hundreds of jobs in Moffat County.

May 19, 2015

States, Tipton Agree Common Sense is Missing from Federal Approach to Sage Grouse

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) underscored the impractical nature of the federal government’s proposed listing of the Greater Sage Grouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

May 15, 2015

House Passes Defense Bill with Impacts on 3rd District

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement on House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

May 13, 2015

Tipton Statement on Colowyo Mine in Moffat County

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement on Colorado U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson’s ruling against the Colowyo mine in Moffat County.

May 13, 2015

Tipton Co-Sponsors Affordable, Accessible Healthcare Measure

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) has co-sponsored legislation to replace the President’s failed healthcare law with a solution that would make healthcare affordable and accessible to all Americans.

May 13, 2015

House Strikes Blow Against EPA Water Grab

The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (H.R. 1732), which passed last evening, would prohibit the EPA and Army Corps from implementing the proposed rule.

May 13, 2015

Tipton Urges FCC to Move Forward with Reforms to Encourage Rural Broadband Investment

Congressman Tipton encouraged the FCC to continue moving forward with reforms to modernize the Universal Service Fund (USF) meant to increase rural broadband access.

Apr 30, 2015

House Passes Balanced Budget that Empowers Future Generations

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement following passage in the House of a balanced budget agreement between the House and Senate (Conference Report to S. Con. Res. 11 – FY2016 Budget).