In The News
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.
It is an honor to represent the people of Colorado's Third Congressional District, and with the second session of the 115th Congress underway, I am focused on continuing to advance legislation to build economic opportunities for hardworking Colorado families, protect our nation's public lands, and guarantee safe and healthy communities.
There are many challenges facing hard-working families trying to maintain their way of life in rural America, but one of their greatest obstacles may be lack of access to a physical bank or credit union.
This past week the House of Representatives took a historical step forward and passed a comprehensive tax reform package. The last time the tax code was reformed was 1986, and since then, it has become convoluted, burdensome and has started working against Coloradan families and businesses.
This Saturday is an important one for our nation. It is a day to remember the service and sacrifice of our veterans. Since the founding of our nation, brave men and women have answered the call to serve during times of peace, and during times of great need.
This summer, scenes of catastrophic wildfires in the West dominated the news. While wildfires are not new to those of us living in Western states, these recent fires have once more triggered important conversations about the federal government's response to these disasters and its overall forest management strategy, or lack thereof.
As you read this, tens of thousands of acres are going up in flames across the West. Decades of misguided forest management strategies and decisions are coming home to roost.