WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Interior (Interior) today announced Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) for 2020.
WASHINGTON—This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) earned the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” Award. The award is given to members of Congress who have supported pro-growth policies during the 116th Congress. Tipton, a small business owner for more than 30 years and co-chair of the Congressional Small Business Caucus, was honored to receive the award.
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it has approved a request to designate Delta and Mesa Counties as natural disaster areas.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to President Trump and members of his Cabinet, encouraging further action be taken to reduce China’s nuclear arsenal.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) is introducing bipartisan legislation this week to establish a youth study abroad program in Normandy, France, within the U.S. Department of State.
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual air report detailing the overall quality of air nationwide and trends on air pollutants and toxins. The 2019 report shows a significant decrease in numerous air pollutants and overall unhealthy air days, and continued progress made on air quality during times of economic growth.
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WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, requesting that they uphold the Trump Administration’s Section 232 steel tariffs on China as additional COVID-19 relief legislation is considered.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) provided the following statement regarding the ongoing protests in Colorado’s Third District and across the country over the unjust death of George Floyd:
Congress returned to Washington this week and I was glad to be back to focus on the pressing issues that remain in our nation’s fight against COVID-19. This week was unusual, as Nancy Pelosi’s recent rule change allowed for House members to give their voting powers to other members through a proxy voting system.