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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

January 23, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement following House passage of No Budget, No Pay, which temporarily suspends the debt ceiling for four months with the requirement that members of Congress pass a budget or not be paid.
January 23, 2013 Press Release
Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet and Congressman Scott Tipton urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in a letter this week to extend the filing deadline for Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers in Colorado...
January 16, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement on the President’s gun speech.
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January 15, 2013 Press Release

Tipton Reads U.S. Constitution on House Floor

WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) participated in a reading of the United States Constitution on the House floor.  It was only the second time in history that the U.S. Constitution has been read aloud in the House of Representatives.

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January 14, 2013 Press Release
We cannot wait for another summer of destruction to pass before taking action to improve forest conditions. It's our responsibility to act now to proactively manage our forests...
January 7, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) is fighting to ensure that Members of Congress receive no pay raise. Tipton is an original co-sponsor of the Congressional Pay Freeze Act (H.R. 54), which would implement a pay freeze for this Congress. On December 27, 2012 the President issued an executive order to give pay increases to the Vice President, Congress, senior bureaucrats, judges and other federal employees. H.R. 54 would ban any pay increases for the 113th Congress.
January 3, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) was sworn in for a second term today, with his effort to establish a federal version of Katie’s Law hours from becoming a reality. The President is expected to sign it into law sometime today.
January 2, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) applauded the Senate’s passage of the Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2012 (H.R. 6060), a measure to help restore the populations of four endangered fish species in the Colorado River. Tipton is an original co-sponsor of the bill and played a role in guiding it successfully through the House. The Senate passed the measure un-amended and with unanimous consent.
January 1, 2013 Press Release
Washington did not tax its way to a $16.3 trillion debt; it spent its way there. The Senate package does nothing to address the spending crisis in this country that has resulted in four straight years of trillion dollar deficits and a $16.3 trillion debt.
December 18, 2012 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) called today’s passage of the federal version of Katie’s Law (H.R. 6014) in the House “a blow to violent criminals, and a victory for their victims.” Tipton, who has pushed for a federal version of Katie’s law since being elected to Congress, is an original co-sponsor of the bill.
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