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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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December 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Bonita Peak Mining District would be added to Administrator Pruitt’s top ten superfund list.

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — During a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voiced concerns about H.R. 1349 and its potential to lead to a one-size-fits-all approach to bicycle use in Wilderness Areas.

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December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – In commemoration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of the end of World War I (WWI), Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced a bill (H.R. 4565) directing the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish headstones or markers to private cemeteries for graves for certain WWI veterans if the cemeteries apply for them.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of the Enhancing Veteran Care Act (S. 1266), which would help improve healthcare for America’s veterans. This legislation passed the House with bipartisan support.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — During a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voiced his support for the National Landslide Preparedness Act (H.R.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in favor of H.Res. 630, which will require every Member, officer and employee of the House of Representatives to complete anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training. This Resolution passed the House with bipartisan support.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to name two mountain peaks in honor of mountaineers Charlie Fowler and Christine Boskoff passed off the House Floor. Tipton’s bill, the Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act (H.R.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold a series of office hours in Delta, Montrose, Ouray and Garfield Counties from December 4th-6th. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

November 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) is encouraging Coloradans to participate in Small Business Saturday, which falls on November 25, 2017. As a former small business owner and Co-Chairman of the Congressional Small Business Caucus, Tipton is dedicated to emphasizing the importance of small businesses and all that they contribute to the nation’s success.

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November 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Members of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Lake and Gunnison Counties on November 28-29th. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

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In The News

November 21, 2017 In The News

This past week the House of Representatives took a historical step forward and passed a comprehensive tax reform package. The last time the tax code was reformed was 1986, and since then, it has become convoluted, burdensome and has started working against Coloradan families and businesses.

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November 11, 2017 In The News

This Saturday is an important one for our nation. It is a day to remember the service and sacrifice of our veterans. Since the founding of our nation, brave men and women have answered the call to serve during times of peace, and during times of great need.

November 3, 2017 In The News

This summer, scenes of catastrophic wildfires in the West dominated the news. While wildfires are not new to those of us living in Western states, these recent fires have once more triggered important conversations about the federal government's response to these disasters and its overall forest management strategy, or lack thereof.

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September 16, 2017 In The News

As you read this, tens of thousands of acres are going up in flames across the West. Decades of misguided forest management strategies and decisions are coming home to roost.

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July 28, 2017 In The News
Kudos to Rep. Scott Tipton for recommending that a good government program be made permanent.
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July 21, 2017 In The News

Canyons of the Ancients’ national monument status is no longer under review, but conservationists are still seething over the review that targeted the area and 26 other national monuments.

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July 14, 2017 In The News
A measure that would require federal agencies to observe state water laws won approval from the U.S,. House and now awaits Senate action as part of a package of water-related bills. The Water Rights Protection Act by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., was included in H.R. 23, the Gaining Responsibility on Water Act, which passed Wednesday on a 230-190 vote.
July 12, 2017 In The News
DENVER – A bill making its way through both the House and the Senate in Washington, D.C. wants to provide 4th graders with free entry to all national parks.
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July 10, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that $195 million in new federal funding is available for health centers to increase access to mental-health and substance-abuse services.
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