WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced 2018 grant funding to assist each state and territory in combatting the opioid abuse epidemic. Of the $485 million in funding being distributed, Colorado will receive $7,869,651.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act (H.R. 3400), a bill that would streamline regulations to facilitate more public access to outdoor recreation opportunities on public lands across the United States, passed out of the Natural Resources Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for legislation that would protect children from “synthetic ID fraud,” a type of theft where a stolen social security number is used to open a bank account and line of credit under a fraudulent name.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to clear roadblocks to build a badly needed fire station in West Fork passed the House with bipartisan support. The West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609) would permit the U.S. Forest Service to transfer 3.61.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the United States, the United Kingdom, and France launched precision strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Collin Peterson (MN-07) introduced the bipartisan Rural Hospital Frontier Fairness Act to provide Sole Community Hospitals with increased funding for workforce development. The legislation will also expand a crucial safety-net program to help rural facilities secure affordable medications for patients.
During the 2018 Semi-Annual Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) before the full Financial Services Committee, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) had the chance to ask Acting Director Mick Mulvaney about House buy-in on the recently passed Senate Regulatory Relief bill and whether the CFPB is on track to tailor Dodd-Frank era regulations.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s announcement, today, that he will retire after his term ends in January:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today to increase the penalties for individuals who cyberstalk minors and to require several law enforcement agencies to recurrently identify the most effective methods for preventing sex crimes. H.R.
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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.
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.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday afternoon that increases penalties on websites that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking.
The House of Representatives passed Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to reduce the onerous regulatory compliance burdens on small community banks and credit unions. H.R. 1116, the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operational Risk (TAILOR) Act would require financial oversight agencies to tailor regulations to better fit a bank or credit union’s risk profile and business model.
Some $18 million in federal oil and gas lease revenue is slated to be distributed among four Western Slope counties after it was set aside but never used for cleanup of the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site.
For the last four years, Colorado’s ski areas operating on public land have sent record revenue-based rent checks back to Washington as Forest Service administrators struggle under wildfire-ravaged budgets to shepherd resort plans for upgrades and four-season amenities.
During the past few years, one question I have often heard in the 3rd District is: "Why are the federal departments that have jurisdiction over most Western lands headquartered in Washington, D.C., rather than in Western states?" Particularly, why is the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management headquartered in Washington, when 99 percent of the more tha
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) that extends mobile banking access to rural Coloradans Monday evening.
The Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act of 2017 (H.R. 1457) passed with high bipartisan support on a 397-8 vote.
The opioid crisis continues to afflict our nation, and Colorado has not been immune — far from it. In fact, every year that goes by brings more and more tragic stories of those who are suffering or have lost their battles to drug use.