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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Education and Energy Act (H.R. 5859), a bill that will help states support K-12 and public higher education through the responsible development of energy resources.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Every Kid Outdoors Act (H.R. 3186), passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee as a stand-alone measure.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced House Resolution 894, calling for the return of the USS Pueblo to the U.S. Navy.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced Klause T. Ravidas, a senior at Pueblo East High School, as the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to President Trump requesting that he ask for the return of the USS Pueblo during the upcoming summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. Tipton has advocated for the release of the USS Pueblo since first coming to Congress.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal:

April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) spoke on the need to fund the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program, which helps law enforcement officers prevent drug trafficking in some of America’s most drug-ridden counties.

April 20, 2018 Press Release

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.

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April 18, 2018 Press Release

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.

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April 17, 2018 Press Release

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.

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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.

March 22, 2018 In The News

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday afternoon that increases penalties on websites that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking.

March 16, 2018 In The News

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.

March 14, 2018 In The News

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.

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