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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Press Releases

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.
November 18, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement after the House failed to pass H.J. Res. 2: The Balanced Budget Amendment.
November 18, 2011 Press Release
Speaking on the House floor today, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) urged his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass H.J. Res. 2: The Balanced Budget Amendment.
November 17, 2011 Press Release
Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Scott Tipton (R-CO) today held a hearing to examine the ramifications on farmers and other small businesses of possible regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
November 16, 2011 Press Release
This week during The Ag Minute, guest host Rep. Scott Tipton discusses how the Senate's failure to pass H.R. 872 is unleashing a new regulatory blitz on farmers, ranchers, and small businesses. H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act, is among the 20 bipartisan jobs bills that the House passed as part of House Republicans’ Plan for America’s Job Creators.
November 15, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) will answer questions from constituents and give a legislative update during four town hall meetings on the Western Slope this coming Saturday.