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March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) certified the construction of the Jordan Cove Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Export Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline project. After spearheading the effort to ensure FERC acted quickly on the project after failing to render a decision in February, Congressman Tipton (CO-03) praised the announcement:

March 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington– Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, wrote to Denver-based television broadcasters and satellite companies calling for a solution to provide residents of Southwest Colorado with access to in-state programming during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

March 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) joined with members of the Colorado delegation on two letters addressing ongoing relief efforts for families and businesses across Colorado affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives voted on emergency supplemental funding for the ongoing effort to mitigate the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, provides funding for testing and treatment for patients and temporary relief for businesses as a result of the epidemic.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—President Trump declared a national state of emergency to address the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) provided the following statement:

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sent the State of Colorado approximately $9.8 million to help prevent and address the spread of COVID-19.  Yesterday, Governor Polis declared a state of emergency f

March 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.–Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) joined the entire Colorado congressional delegation sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Preparedness and Response in support of the State of Colorado’s grant request to ensure preparedness for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

March 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent two letters, one addressed to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Robert Redfield, MD, and the other to Colorado Governor Jared Polis, requesting that the unique needs of rural Coloradans be thoroughly addressed with any response plan to combat COVID-19 (Coronavirus) should the outbreak wor

March 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congressmen Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Ben McAdams (UT-04) introduced legislation to support the fight against invasive species infesting western lakes and reservoirs, threatening water quality, quantity, and recreational opportunities.

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Senator Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) effort to increase access to the Yucca House National Monument in Montezuma County, Colorado, passed the U.S. House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote.