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November 16, 2011 Press Release
This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Scott Tipton discusses how the Senate's failure to pass H.R. 872 is unleashing a new regulatory blitz on farmers, ranchers, and small businesses. H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act, is among the 20 bipartisan jobs bills that the House passed as part of House Republicans’ Plan for America’s Job Creators.
November 15, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) will answer questions from constituents and give a legislative update during four town hall meetings on the Western Slope this coming Saturday.
November 15, 2011 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton participated in a Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands oversight hearing on “Forest Service Regulatory Roadblocks to Productive Land Use and Recreation: Proposed Planning Rule, Special-use Permits, and Travel Management.” This hearing further examined the Forest Service’s proposal which could threaten deference to state water law and infringe upon private property rights.
November 10, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement for Veterans Day
November 9, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton and the Pueblo Workforce Center have teamed up to put on a “Pueblo is Open for Business” job fair on Monday, November 21.
November 3, 2011 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) bill (H.R. 2621) to elevate the historic and culturally significant Chimney Rock to National Monument status received a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest and Public Lands today. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), who has introduced similar legislation in the Senate, testified at the legislative hearing, as did former Crow Canyon Archeological Center President and CEO Ricky Lightfoot.
October 31, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton is taking a stand for private property rights by urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reconsider implementing a permit condition to require the transfer of privately held water rights to the federal government in order to utilize National Forest System lands. Tipton expressed concern over the impact the requirement would have on water rights held by ski areas and ranchers.
October 28, 2011 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee National Parks, Forest and Public Lands Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on Thursday, November 3, at 10:00 am EST that will include Rep. Scott Tipton’s Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act (H.R. 2621).
October 27, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today in favor of H.R. 674 to repeal the three percent withholding tax, providing certainty and permanent relief for small businesses and job creators.
October 26, 2011 Press Release
As the United States Postal Service considers closing 71 offices in Colorado, Reps. Gardner and Tipton are urging its chief executive to keep in mind possible alternatives.