March 15, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) urged the National Park Service to consider a community proposal to hold the Quiznos Pro Challenge bike race at the Colorado National Monument (CNM). The race would have a positive economic impact on Grand Junction and the surrounding region and potentially provide badly needed job opportunities.
March 11, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton, who serves on the House Agriculture Committee, co-sponsored job-saving legislation to prevent an unnecessary new regulation that targets farmers and ranchers.
Washington, D.C.—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) stated that the announcement that the White House is considering tapping domestic oil reserves is not enough, as oil and gas prices continue to spike due to international instability and the Obama Administration’s no-across-the-board domestic energy policy.
March 3, 2011 Press Release
Stressing that the 1099 provision in the President’s health care law would mean “death by a thousand paper cuts” for jobs in the third district and across the nation, Rep. Scott Tipton voted today in favor of H.R. 4—repealing the onerous requirement and reducing federal spending by nearly $20 billion over the next decade.
Scott Tipton questioned Interior Secretary Ken Salazar during the House Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing on Department of Interior spending and the President’s FY2012 budget request.
February 17, 2011 Press Release
Demonstrating the Colorado Congressional delegation’s commitment to achieving results for Colorado, Rep. Scott Tipton, today, sent a bipartisan letter urging the Federal Communications Commission to address the Four Corners TV issue in an “expeditious and pragmatic manner.”
In light of today’s announcement by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation heralding the success of Katie’s Law in Colorado, Congressman Scott Tipton announced that he will be an original co-sponsor of legislation on a federal level to incentivize other states adopt the law.
Economic recovery starts with cutting spending, addressing overregulation, and removing hurdles for small business--like the 1099 reporting requirement that will force entrepreneurs to focus their precious resources on creating mountains of paperwork rather than creating jobs.
February 9, 2011 Press Release
Stressing the need to address out-of-control government spending and heed the wisdom of Ronald Reagan, today, Rep. Scott Tipton delivered a tribute in honor of the 100th anniversary of the former President’s birthday.
February 4, 2011 Press Release
Spending cuts and restoring economic certainty at the center of the conversation.