The President today said that that Social Security checks for our seniors, veterans and disabled citizens may be held up if an agreement isn’t reached. Republicans have put forward a plan to end Washington’s spending spree, begin to pay down our unsustainable debt, preserve Medicare and Social Security, and jump start growth in our economy.
July 12, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-R) is circulating a letter to fellow members of Congress to be sent to the Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office later this week. The letter requests an updated audit of the fee programs Fee Demo and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA).
July 8, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-R) released the following statement regarding the latest unemployment numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor.
July 7, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Scott Tipton (R-CO) today held a hearing to examine how the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed GIPSA rule could hurt thousands of small businesses in the beef, pork and poultry industries, further damage our already unstable economy, and cost thousands of American jobs.
WASHINGTON—Earlier this week the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry approved H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011. Congressman Tipton, an original co-sponsor of the pro-jobs bill, urged Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to quickly bring the bill to the floor of the Senate for passage.
Secretary Geithner displayed the Administration’s tin ear to job creation when he told the House Small Business Committee today that raising taxes on as many as 770,000 small businesses is a ‘reasonable strategy.
June 17, 2011 Press Release
On this one year anniversary of the Democrats’ ‘Recovery Summer,’ one in seven Americans are receiving food stamps, and unemployment has been stuck over a staggering 8 percent for 28 consecutive months.
Pagosa Springs, CO—Before a crowd of current and former elected officials, preservationists, historians, business leaders and local residents,Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) today announced his plan to introduce legislation in the coming weeks that would make Chimney Rock a national monument.
June 1, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), member of the House Natural Resources Committee, released this statement after Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ken Salazar announced his decision, in a memo to Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey, to not implement DOI’s Wild Lands policy.
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) was joined by Reps. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Joe Walsh (R-IL) in announcing that they are gathering signatures from fellow members of the House for a letter they plan to send to President Obama later this week. The letter urges the President to retract comments about Israel’s borders made during a speech about Middle East issues last week. The President suggested that Israel revert to the territory it held prior to 1967.