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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

June 23, 2017 Press Release
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid 1800’s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States.
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June 23, 2017 Press Release
Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, appeared before the House Natural Resources Committee to present the Administration’s proposed 2018 budget for the Department.
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June 21, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Reliability Protection Act (H.R. 1873), which will help prevent catastrophic wildfires on federal land by streamlining the process for clearing overgrown vegetation around power lines.
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
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June 16, 2017 Press Release
For too long, the U.S. has operated with no comprehensive plan for meeting the inevitable increased demand for energy created by both traditional and renewable resources. As the energy economy continues to evolve, we must develop a true all-of-the-above energy strategy that will ensure both U.S. energy security and affordable power for American families well into the future.
June 16, 2017 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee considered a draft of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.
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June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) re-introduces the Planning for American Energy Act.
June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported the VETERAN Act (H.R. 2372) and the Broader Options for Americans Act (H.R. 2579).
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June 13, 2017 Press Release
Reinforcing his support for proactive forest management, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) signed on as an original cosponsor of the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act.
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June 12, 2017 Press Release
During a recent hearing in the House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned Mr. Lyle Laverty, Former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, about the critical role that salvage harvesting plays in forest management.
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