Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2017. After passing separate versions of the bill, the House and Senate negotiated the differences between the two bills in a conference committee.
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted on Wednesday to advance the 21st Century Cures Act, which is legislation that addresses the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic, growing mental health crises, and accelerates the development of cures for 7,000 rare diseases that affect families in Colorado and across the nation.
The U.S. House of Representatives advanced legislation this week aimed at strengthening health care and education benefits for veterans. The Veterans TRICARE Choice Act of 2016 (H.R. 5458) passed the House unanimously, and the Protecting Veterans’ Educational Choice Act of 2016 (H.R. 5047) passed with a bipartisan vote of 411-3.
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released the Colorado Roadless Rule Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement (SFEIS) and reinstated the exception for approximately 19,700 acres in the North Fork Coal Mining Area: