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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

December 16, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet and Congressman Scott Tipton proudly announced that the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be selected from Colorado's White River National Forest near Meeker.
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December 13, 2011 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) joined his House colleagues in passing the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 (H.R. 3630). Tipton issued this statement following the bipartisan passage:
December 13, 2011 Press Release
The President today signed into law a bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in the Senate and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) in the House to expand membership in Blue Star Mothers of America to more mothers of current or former military service members.
December 8, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) today questioned MF Global CEO and former U.S. Senator Jon Corzine during a House Agriculture Committee hearing to examine the MF Global bankruptcy.
December 8, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement following the bipartisan passage of H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act. H.R. 1633 seeks to protect family farmers and ranchers, and other small rural businesses from potential new federal dust regulations.
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December 7, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Tipton issued this statement urging his colleagues in the House of Representatives to join him in reining in out of control regulations and pass the REINS Act. The REINS Act, of which Tipton is a co-sponsor, is a piece of the Republicans’ Plan for America’s Job Creators. The measure will require congressional approval of any federal regulation with an economic impact in excess of $100 million.
December 6, 2011 Press Release
Today, the House passed Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Blue Star Mothers Act. S. 1541 updates the Congressional charter of the Blue Star Mothers organization, a non-partisan, non-political, organization founded during WWII that provides services to active members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans, as well as provides support to military families. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) passed S. 1541 in the Senate.
November 30, 2011 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) urged Secretary Ken Salazar to join him in support of counties and rural communities by reconsidering the Department of Interior’s (DOI) position that Federal Mineral Lease Districts are not autonomous from the counties.
November 29, 2011 Press Release
In an effort to protect jobs and private water rights at Powderhorn and other ski areas, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) today urged U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to return to the use of the 2004 water clause and allow for adjustments moving forward.
November 22, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) has been on a tour through the Third District this week that has included a job fair, a manufacturing business roundtable event, tours of businesses where he met with employees, and five town hall meetings.

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