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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Education and Energy Act (H.R.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, otherwise known as the Farm Bill.

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June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) took to the House Floor earlier this week to speak about the success that families and small businesses in Colorado are currently experiencing thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported twenty-five pieces of legislation that will help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic. Included in this series of bills was the Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department (ALTO) Act (H.R.

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation that would rescind more than $15 billion in previously appropriated, but unobligated, funding that is currently sitting in unused accounts. The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging that the EPA permanently protect the water quality of communities downstream from Colorado Springs, that are currently being polluted as a result of the city’s inadequate stormwater system.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced the Law Enforcement Protection Act (H.R. 6025), which would help provide America’s law enforcement officers with Type III body armor that can withstand rifle ballistics.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed a bill to help stem the rise in gang violence across Colorado and the nation. The Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 (H.R.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) today released the following statement after President Trump signed into law the VA MISSION Act, which includes a provision from his Veterans Improved Access and Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 4642) to expand access to local healthcare options.

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In The News

June 24, 2018 In The News

On Jan. 23, 1968, the USS Pueblo and its crew were attacked by the North Korean military while peacefully sailing in international waters. The crew of the ship valiantly tried to resist capture, but were outgunned and eventually forced to surrender. During the struggle, Petty Officer Duane Hodges was killed by enemy gunfire and multiple members of the crew were injured.

June 14, 2018 In The News

Western Colorado is home to vast natural resources that can and will power the economy through the 21st century and beyond if responsibly developed.

May 23, 2018 In The News

For the past decade, the national debt has been increasing at an alarming rate, while billions of dollars sit in unused accounts across the federal government, in many cases no longer legally eligible to be used.

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May 14, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives will soon consider a new Farm Bill. Unfortunately, there is a significant amount of misinformation being spread about some of its commonsense reforms that will prevent abuse of critical nutrition programs and ensure resources are reaching those who truly need them. It's important to clear some of those up.

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May 2, 2018 In The News

How did opioid and heroin abuse become such a widespread issue? The answer to this question is complex and multifaceted; however, too often opioid abuse begins in a hospital emergency room or doctor's office.

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April 23, 2018 In The News

This year, April 17, marked a day each American dreads: Tax Day. In the weeks leading up to this day every year, Americans scramble to fill out complicated tax forms with the hope that some of their hard-earned money will be returned by the government.

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April 16, 2018 In The News

"Three western Colorado men arrested in FBI's sex trafficking operation"

"Car accident leads to arrest for human trafficking"

"6 local men arrested as part of national child sex sting operation"

April 3, 2018 In The News

We are fortunate to have a large population of veterans living in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, many of whom served in the Vietnam War. During this brutal war, many of these brave Coloradans fell victim to a terror they could have never foreseen: a toxic herbicide called Agent Orange.

April 1, 2018 In The News

The current lack of a direct flight between Grand Junction and Washington, D.C., isn't a deal killer in negotiations to move the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management to the West.

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