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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

August 28, 2012 Press Release
If no action is taken, marginal tax rates on families and small businesses will rise in the new year. Rates on investment and dividend income will rise dramatically. The estate tax — known as the “death tax” — will rise to 55 percent from 35 percent. If all the tax rates are allowed to go up, middle-class families could see their taxes increase by thousands of dollars.
August 28, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa requesting a hearing on the negotiated service agreement approved by the U.S. Postal Service late last week.
August 24, 2012 Press Release
Congressmen Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Scott Tipton (R-CO) have asked U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to extend the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for haying and livestock grazing through November.
August 14, 2012 Press Release
Tipton has been a staunch proponent of extending the wind tax credit with a pay for, and in addition to joining his Colorado colleagues in urging Congressional leadership to pass an extension, he recently held a hearing in his House Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade to further make the case for wind energy jobs.
August 7, 2012 Press Release
Seven members of Colorado’s congressional delegation urged the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate to actively work on passing a comprehensive, balanced deficit reduction package to avoid the blunt automatic spending cuts – known as sequestration – established by the Budget Control Act of 2011.
August 2, 2012 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton released this statement following a vote in favor of H.R. 6169, the Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012, which makes headway toward needed tax reform, encouraging job creation.
August 2, 2012 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton introduced legislation today to provide relief from the punitive estate tax that threatens the very existence of family farms and small businesses as they are passed on from one generation to the next.
August 2, 2012 Press Release
Declaration Would Make Communities affected by High Park, Waldo Canyon, Woodland Heights, Last Chance Fires Eligible for Federal Assistance
August 1, 2012 Press Release
Today, the House Natural Resources Committee advanced Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Healthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act (H.R. 6089), which would increase state and local control in proactively restoring forests to a healthy natural condition.
July 26, 2012 Press Release
The Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, under the chairmanship of Rep. Scott Tipton, today held a hearing on the impact of foreign sanitary and phytosanitary measures on small family farms and agriculture exports.