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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

April 26, 2012 Press Release
House Small Business Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Scott Tipton today held a hearing to examine innovative ways small businesses contribute to energy production. Specifically, the Subcommittee focused on advanced biofuels, such as cellulosic ethanol, and new innovative technologies small companies have developed to produce energy from previously unused materials.
April 25, 2012 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton’s bill (H.R. 2621) to elevate Chimney Rock to national monument status advanced through the House Natural Resources Committee today, bringing the effort for a Chimney Rock National Monument one step closer to becoming reality.
April 23, 2012 Press Release
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall and U.S. Representative Scott Tipton have asked President Obama to explore all options to give Chimney Rock the recognition and protection it deserves by making it a national monument in a letter sent Friday.
April 19, 2012 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton introduced legislation to bring Colorado television programming to the state’s Four Corners region. Currently, many residents in Montezuma and La Plata counties do not have access to Colorado television broadcasts.
April 19, 2012 Press Release
In the spirit of House Republicans’ American Energy Initiative, Republican Members of the Natural Resources Committee today unveiled a series of bills to expand onshore American energy production, lower gasoline prices and create new American jobs. The three all-of-the-above onshore energy bills would streamline government hurdles and regulations that block and delay development of our onshore renewable, oil and natural gas resources.
April 18, 2012 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton will announce the winner of this year’s Third Congressional District Art Competition this Sunday in Cortez.
April 17, 2012 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement following bipartisan passage of H.R. 4089, the Sportsmen’s Heritage Act, legislation that aims to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting, additionally establishing a joint review process between the Executive Branch and Congress to responsibly consider challenges to public lands access that may arise from recreational use under the bill.
April 17, 2012 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) introduced legislation to create efficiency in the federal grants process, save billions of tax dollars each year from going to duplicative federal grants, and prevent the federal government in some instances from essentially paying twice for the same product or service. House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves is among the original co-sponsors of Tipton’s Eliminating Duplicative and Inefficient Taxpayer Spending Act.
April 17, 2012 Press Release
Reps. Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Mike Coffman (CO-06) have requested that the House Natural Resources Committee hold a field hearing in Western Colorado to examine the impacts of forest management issues and the bark beetle epidemic in the West.
April 3, 2012 Press Release
A nonpartisan women’s organization that advocates on behalf of nearly one million women-owned businesses praised Rep. Scott Tipton for his support of legislation to increase opportunities for women-owned small businesses (WOSB).