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April 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, to refill the recently depleted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and provide additional resources for hospitals, community health centers, and rural health clinics.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
FCC Funding Would Help Limit Community Spread and Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on Patients

Denver – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and members from the Colorado Congressional delegation sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and Wireline Competition Bureau Chief Kris Monteith, requesting full consideration of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s application for the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which was authorized in the Corona

April 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) demanded an immediate explanation from Colorado Governor Jared Polis on rumors that he will use the entirety of federal aid under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to balance the state’s budget rather than distribute the funds to the smaller county, tribal and municipal governments for which they a

April 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) joined several House colleagues in introducing H.R.6513, “The Opportunity Zone Extension Act,” a bill that would extend the opportunity zone provisions that were part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  The proposed legislation would extend the program from 2026 to 2030 and provide additional opportunities for investors to participat

April 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asking the Treasury to consider offering Americans the option to receive their economic stimulus check from the CARES Act through a low- or no-cost bank account linked to a virtual or physical debit card.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting that the agencies provide leniency to smaller financial institutions who have lent money through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

April 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) provided the following statement after Congressional Democrats stalled efforts to provide additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program:

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.