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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado


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January 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucus released the following statements after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the improved definition for "waters of the United States" with the Navigable Waters Protection Rule:

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted on sending the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate and the seven House members who will manage the trial. The resolution passed along party lines, with the exception of one Democrat voting with Republicans.

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Members of the Western Caucus released the following statements after the introduction of a 17-bill legislative package to modernize the Endangered Species Act to better protect species, and to treat property owners, states and local stakeholders as partners rather than obstacles:

January 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution approving a Veterans Administration (VA) waiver to create a dental benefit pilot program aimed to expand and improve how dental benefits are administered.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a resolution to send a ‘sense of Congress’ to President Trump that his administration should terminate the use of military force in or against Iran’s military or government.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) blasted Governor Jared Polis and Colorado State House Democrats over the announced future loss of jobs as the direct result of their policies signed into law in 2019.

December 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced the names of 22 students from Colorado’s Third Congressional District who received a Service Academy nomination. The individuals were selected based on meeting or exceeding the rigorous requirements of the respective academy and Congressman Tipton’s office.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) after more than a year since leaders of the three countries signed the deal. USMCA required implementing legislation to become law.  Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported the measure and released the following statement:


December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today the House of Representatives voted on and passed two separate articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) opposed both articles and delivered the following remarks on the House floor prior to the vote: 


December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today the House voted on two separate spending bills totaling over 2,300 pages to keep the government funded through the 2020 fiscal year. The two gargantuan pieces of legislation totaled nearly $1.4 trillion in government spending and passed less than a day after introduction.


In The News

January 22, 2020 In The News

Local agencies working on the ground should decide whether to list a species as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, according to a renewed bill from Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez.

January 14, 2020 In The News

Last month, on the morning of a U.S. House of Representatives vote on the Farm Workers Modernization Act of 2019, the president of the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association called on Colorado’s congressional representatives to fix a “crippling labor crisis” among agricultural operations in the state by supporting the bill.

January 13, 2020 In The News

Last week, Governor Polis gave his ‘State of the State’ address to sell his administration’s track record from last year and provide insight for Coloradans to the upcoming year. In his speech, he called the shutting down of Craig’s largest employers “exciting news,” as Tri-State announced the closure of the Craig Station and the Colowyo mine by 2030.

December 13, 2019 In The News

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct an environmental assessment on the potential impacts of five water wells at the RMR Industrial quarry.

December 8, 2019 In The News

Branch Rickey, who invented baseball’s farm system nearly 100 years ago, once said  “a baseball club in any city in America is a quasi-public institution.”

December 2, 2019 In The News

The Congressional Award is Congress’ non-partisan, non-competitive, voluntary award program for young Americans between the ages of 13 and 24.

November 25, 2019 In The News

Somewhere across the nearly 3 million acres that make up the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, a tall, stately tree is growing that a year from now will decorate the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.

November 22, 2019 In The News

Six of Colorado’s congressmen have written to the commissioner of Major League Baseball expressing their opposition to the proposed elimination of 42 of the 160 minor league teams.

November 14, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded the Colorado River Water Conservation District nearly $316,000 to develop a Western Slope water marketing strategy tied to a potential demand management plan, the agency announced Monday.

October 15, 2019 In The News

On Tuesday, October 8, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-Colorado) joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and its member Vossloh North America at their Rocla Concrete Tie facility in Pueblo, CO.