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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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August 3, 2017 Press Release

Gov. John Hickenlooper, along with Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, Rep. Scott Tipton, will hold a town hall following their visit with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and tour of the Gold King Mine. They, along with representatives from the EPA, will provide an update of their meeting and take questions from attendees.

Durango Town Hall

July 31, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Reps. Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Chris Stewart (UT-02) introduced the Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act (H.R. 3543), a bill that would streamline the approval process for vegetation management projects to protect or restore the habitat of the sage-grouse and mule deer.
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July 28, 2017 Press Release
The United States has stood strong for 241 years. Through our commitment to a strong national defense, we have been able to protect our interests at home and abroad. Unfortunately, as our intelligence and defense assets have advanced, so have those of our adversaries.
July 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) formally proposed a rule to withdraw the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
July 26, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of bills to expand veteran education benefits, establish greater transparency within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and create new protections for veteran-owned small businesses.
July 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of H.J.Res. 111 to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Anti-Arbitration Rule.
July 25, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure that would require the president to seek Congressional approval before taking action that would “significantly alter” U.S. foreign policy towards Russia.
July 21, 2017 Press Release
Energy demand is growing in the United States. In order to meet the energy needs of the future, it is critical that we develop and all-of-the-above energy strategy that incorporates renewable resources, as well as responsible development of fossil fuels.
July 20, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to streamline the process the federal government uses to build and improve energy infrastructure.
July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of a bill that would delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 ambient-air-quality standards for ozone emissions until 2026.

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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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July 9, 2017 In The News
Colorado’s opioid abuse problem isn’t limited to a particular population. In fact, it is striking the most vulnerable: babies who are going through withdrawal at birth, due to being exposed to opioids in-utero. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and other members of a bipartisan task force tackling heroin addiction are working to assist such newborns, through the Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies Act, or CRIB.
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June 23, 2017 In The News
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid-1800s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States. As the need for water grew, so did disputes about water rights. Colorado began applying the same "first in time, first in right" approach that had governed land rights to water rights, as well. The "first in time, first in right" principle is a critical element of the priority-based, beneficial-use water rights system we have in Colorado today.
June 21, 2017 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton who represents Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, has reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act, a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
June 18, 2017 In The News
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 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.

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