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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 23, 2017 Press Release
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid 1800’s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States.
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June 23, 2017 Press Release
Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, appeared before the House Natural Resources Committee to present the Administration’s proposed 2018 budget for the Department.
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June 21, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Reliability Protection Act (H.R. 1873), which will help prevent catastrophic wildfires on federal land by streamlining the process for clearing overgrown vegetation around power lines.
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
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June 16, 2017 Press Release
For too long, the U.S. has operated with no comprehensive plan for meeting the inevitable increased demand for energy created by both traditional and renewable resources. As the energy economy continues to evolve, we must develop a true all-of-the-above energy strategy that will ensure both U.S. energy security and affordable power for American families well into the future.
June 16, 2017 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee considered a draft of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.
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June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) re-introduces the Planning for American Energy Act.
June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported the VETERAN Act (H.R. 2372) and the Broader Options for Americans Act (H.R. 2579).
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June 13, 2017 Press Release
Reinforcing his support for proactive forest management, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) signed on as an original cosponsor of the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act.
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June 12, 2017 Press Release
During a recent hearing in the House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned Mr. Lyle Laverty, Former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, about the critical role that salvage harvesting plays in forest management.
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In The News

June 14, 2017 In The News
The shooting at a Congressional Baseball Game practice Wednesday that left five people, including a congressman, wounded and the assailant dead brought swift and strong reaction in the nation’s Capitol.
June 13, 2017 In The News
Did you know the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 includes more regulations than all other laws signed by President Barack Obama combined?
June 11, 2017 In The News
A review of the Interior Department’s plans to conserve the greater sage-grouse with land management is a welcome development, northwest Colorado officials said.
May 19, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity visit Pueblo and Alamosa to share updates on the federal response to the opioid abuse epidemic.

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May 5, 2017 In The News
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recently announced that the agency will provide $485 million in federal grants to states to combat the opioid abuse epidemic.
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April 7, 2017 In The News

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2017 3rd District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students must submit their entries no later than May 1.

April 7, 2017 In The News

Though President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget calls for elimination of Essential Air Service – which would hurt Cortez – airport manager Russ Machen said recently that there’s no cause for alarm.

“Year after year, it survives,” he said.

April 2, 2017 In The News

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton (R-District 3) represents one of the largest geographical districts in the country. He sits on the Subcommittee on Mineral and Energy Resources and the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy recently spoke with Tipton about proposed legislation and his philosophy on public lands.

March 17, 2017 In The News
Colorado and some local jurisdictions in the southwestern part of the state are getting fractions of what was initially sought in reimbursement money from the Environmental Protection Agency for the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill, but received another $54,000 Thursday.
March 11, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity to visit with more than 5,220 constituents during a telephone town hall meeting. 

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