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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced H.R. 485, the “Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services’ Act” (VREASA).

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced two bills that are critical to the protection of water and private property rights. The Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 579) upholds federal deference to state water law and prevents federal takings of privately held water rights.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter regarding disaster relief for communities impacted by wildfires on federal lands to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

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January 4, 2019 Press Release

Following the Senate’s unanimous approval of H.R. 6216 and H.R. 6217, the president signed into law Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bills to rename post office buildings after fallen law enforcement offices from Colorado’s Third Congressional District. H.R. 6216 will rename a Montrose post office after Sergeant David Kinterknecht, and H.R.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) was sworn in to the 116th Congress. He was accompanied by his wife, Jean, their two daughters, three grandchildren and sons-in-law for the events.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation that would help provide better treatment and care for Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease. S.

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today in favor of H.R. 2, the House-Senate Conference Report to the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, otherwise known as the Farm Bill. The House agreed to the report with a bipartisan vote of 369-47.

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December 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced today the Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act of 2018, legislation that will authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a pilot program that promotes the cleanup of orphan hardrock mines.

November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House passed two of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bills which would rename post offices after fallen law enforcement officers from Colorado’s Third District. H.R.

November 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) is encouraging communities across Colorado’s Third Congressional District to participate in Small Business Saturday, which falls on November 24th this year.

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In The News

December 7, 2018 In The News

Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday introduced the latest version of a so-called “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned, leaking mines in the U.S. with hopes of breaking roughly two decades of congressional gridlock on the topic.

December 3, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two measures this week honoring two fallen law enforcement officers — Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer and Montrose Police Sgt. David Kinterknecht — by naming two area post offices after them.

December 3, 2018 In The News

In 2016 and 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services estimated that more than 130 Americans died each day from an opioid-related drug overdose. Today, opioid overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.

November 26, 2018 In The News

Five days before Election Day, election forecast blog FiveThirtyEight predicted incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had a nearly 90 percent chance of winning the election and keeping his seat.

November 1, 2018 In The News

A pilot program that encouraged the use of alternatives to opioids at Colorado hospitals will soon be implemented at hospitals across the country as a result of President Donald Trump signing an opioid bill into law last week.

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October 23, 2018 In The News

The Colorado Farm Bureau presented Representative Scott Tipton with its Friend of Farm Bureau Award, recognizing him for his contributions to Colorado agriculture.

The Colorado Farm Bureau presented him with the award on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Mitchell Farms near Monte Vista.

October 1, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton introduced new legislation earlier this month that would ensure disaster assistance in the form of aid and grants to communities and businesses affected by wildfires.
 

October 1, 2018 In The News

Over the years, I have heard too many stories of veterans in my district who experienced delays, cancellations or a lack of response from the Veterans Administration. This has been made worse by the fact that in a rural district like Colorado’s Third Congressional District, so many veterans have been forced to drive hundreds of miles just to get to appointments.

September 21, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has introduced a bill seeking to ensure that communities and businesses impacted by wildfires on public lands receive necessary disaster-related economic assistance.

September 18, 2018 In The News

It has been eight years since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and in that time, those living in Colorado’s Third District have seen their healthcare steadily become less affordable and less accessible than ever before.

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