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April 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— The Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced two separate grant awards, one for Colorado and the other specifically for healthcare facilities in Colorado’s Third District.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, Administrator for the Small Business Administration, requesting that Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) be made eligible to receive loan assistance through the newly created Paycheck Protection Program.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation announced over $50 million dollars will be allocated to communities in Colorado’s Third District and other rural parts of Colorado to assist in mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The funds were made available after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law late last week.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) co-sponsored a resolution to hold the Communist Chinese Government accountable for the global spread of COVID-19 because of their deliberate actions to withhold information and lie to the rest of the world about the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak. Tipton gave the following statement after signing onto the resolution:

March 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) joined a number of his colleagues on a letter to Alex Azar, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), requesting that rural hospitals be prioritized when funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act are allocated to states.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) held four separate roundtable discussions with local Chambers of Commerce and their small business members to listen to their concerns regarding the economic and public health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, the third installment of Congress’ efforts to provide communities support to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported the legislation and released the following statement:

March 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced he had secured additional funding for Community Health Centers (CHC) in Colorado’s Third Congressional District to expand testing and screening, purchase personal protective equipment like masks, and provide safety education.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and the entire Colorado delegation, requested the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) waive certain requirements hampering the State of Colorado’s efforts to provide much-needed care to Coloradans during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the details for additional funding for Community Health Centers (CHC) administered through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Colorado is to receive $1.7 million which was authorized by Congress through the first COVID-19 supplemental funding bill passed earlier this month.



In The News

April 7, 2020 In The News

Although essential businesses are allowed to stay open during this COVID-19 pandemic, such companies are learning to adapt to the changes.

That’s been the case for a frequented local coffee shop.

March 20, 2020 In The News

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT News)-- On Thursday Congressman Scott Tipton along with statewide and local experts gave updates on the response to COVID-19.

Tipton says he has introduced a bill that aims to improve the federal response to mass emergencies.

March 4, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had a message Tuesday for state and federal emergency planners: Coronavirus could reach the countryside, and rural health care is the first line of defense.

January 30, 2020 In The News

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics amended the reauthorization legislation for NASA to include U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s proposal for a Space Resources Institute.

January 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada into law Wednesday, solidifying a deal that restores some trade certainty to farmers in Colorado.

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.