Press Releases

Jul 29, 2015

Committee Advances Tipton’s Community Bank Red Tape Relief Bill

The House Committee on Financial Services advanced Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act (H.R. 1553) through a committee markup with unanimous bipartisan support.

Jul 28, 2015

House Passes REINS Act to Curb Overregulation, Empower Main Street Growth

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement on the passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to require Congressional approval of any federal regulation with an economic impact over $100 million.

Jul 22, 2015

Tipton Speaks on House Floor to Keep Pressure on Interior to Save Jobs at Colowyo

Congressman Tipton spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to continue to pressure U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to take every action necessary to save the 220 jobs at the Colowyo.

Jul 17, 2015

Tipton Attends Meeting with Interior Secretary on Colowyo Mine

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) attended a meeting this evening in Glenwood Springs with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to discuss the Colowyo Mine.

Jul 16, 2015

House Passes Tipton’s Water Rights Protection Measure

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Western Water and American Food Security Act (H.R. 2898) which includes Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Water Rights Protection Act.

Jul 15, 2015

Tipton Pushes Fed Reserve Chair to Tailor Community Bank Regulations

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) told Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that small community banks and credit unions are being crushed under broad Dodd-Frank regulations intended for much larger financial institutions.

Jul 14, 2015

Tipton Statement on Proposed Iran Nuclear Agreement

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s proposed agreement with Iran.

Jul 9, 2015

House Passes Forest Package with Tipton Provisions

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a forest management bill to encourage proactive management and wildfire prevention.

Jul 9, 2015

Tipton, Bennet, Gardner Press Interior for Assurances on Colowyo Mine

The court-ordered deadline for OSM to prepare a new analysis is September 6. Tipton, Bennet and Gardner are asking Jewell to give assurances Interior will meet the deadline or request an extension.

Jul 8, 2015

Tipton: Overly Broad SIFI Designations Impacting Regional Banks’ Ability to Make Loans

“As we’re talking about soundness (of financial institutions), which we can all certainly support, I think we need to be mindful that we’re impacting businesses at home and people’s jobs,” said Tipton.