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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

May 19, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton announced the formation of a community group to consider turning the Colorado National Monument into a national park. The group comprises 16 community leaders who will represent Western Colorado interests in exploring the future of the monument.
May 10, 2011 Press Release
Emphasized the urgent need to open up responsible energy development in Colorado as a way to lower gas prices and drive job creation in the stat
April 14, 2011 Press Release
Small Business Owners Speak Out Against High Gas Prices, Call For Expanded Domestic Energy Production
April 8, 2011 Press Release
In the event of a government shutdown I will decline my paycheck. As long as our men and women in uniform aren’t being paid or other federal employees, I will not take a check.
April 7, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed H.R. 1363 to continue uninterrupted funding for our troops for the remainder of FY2011 while cutting $12 billion in spending over the next week.
April 6, 2011 Press Release
Recognizing that more must be done to stop the beetle kill in the Rocky Mountain Region, today, Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-AL) sent a letter, signed by ten members of Congress, to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting that he redirect unused Forest Service funds toward mitigating the bark beetle epidemic.
April 5, 2011 Press Release
Chairman Ryan’s proposal addresses America’s $14.3 trillion dollar debt and sets us on a course to pay it back. It jump starts economic recovery and would create as many as 1 million new jobs according to some projections. The Ryan budget cuts $6.2 trillion in spending over the next 10 years and places our country on a sustainable course to preserve our children and grandchildren’s future.
March 30, 2011 Press Release
If the President is serious about his new commitment to American energy independence, he needs to work with Congress to open up American energy development with a yes-to-all approach that will stabilize our energy supply, increase revenue, and create jobs.
March 25, 2011 Press Release
Since day one, the Obama administration has actively blocked oil and natural gas development with an overregulation, anti-jobs agenda. This “no-across-the-board” energy policy has stifled domestic energy development, leaving the United States vulnerable to an unstable foreign energy supply, and killing good paying jobs.
March 25, 2011 Press Release
GRAND JUNCTION, CO—Encouraging that community input drive the discussion on the future of the Colorado National Monument, Congressman Scott Tipton today announced his support of creating a citizens committee to explore the best options to increase visitation to the Monument.