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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act (H.R. 3400), a bill that would streamline regulations to facilitate more public access to outdoor recreation opportunities on public lands across the United States, passed out of the Natural Resources Committee.

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April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for legislation that would protect children from “synthetic ID fraud,” a type of theft where a stolen social security number is used to open a bank account and line of credit under a fraudulent name.

April 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to clear roadblocks to build a badly needed fire station in West Fork passed the House with bipartisan support. The West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609) would permit the U.S. Forest Service to transfer 3.61.

April 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the United States, the United Kingdom, and France launched precision strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites:

April 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Collin Peterson (MN-07) introduced the bipartisan Rural Hospital Frontier Fairness Act to provide Sole Community Hospitals with increased funding for workforce development. The legislation will also expand a crucial safety-net program to help rural facilities secure affordable medications for patients.

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April 11, 2018 Press Release

During the 2018 Semi-Annual Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) before the full Financial Services Committee, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) had the chance to ask Acting Director Mick Mulvaney about House buy-in on the recently passed Senate Regulatory Relief bill and whether the CFPB is on track to tailor Dodd-Frank era regulations.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s announcement, today, that he will retire after his term ends in January:

April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today to increase the penalties for individuals who cyberstalk minors and to require several law enforcement agencies to recurrently identify the most effective methods for preventing sex crimes. H.R.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

GRAND JUNCTION, CO – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) participated in a press conference at Colorado Mesa University highlighting the recent return of $18 million in royalty payments from the Anvil Points fund to Garfield, Mesa, Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.

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March 14, 2018 In The News

Some $18 million in federal oil and gas lease revenue is slated to be distributed among four Western Slope counties after it was set aside but never used for cleanup of the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site.

March 6, 2018 In The News

For the last four years, Colorado’s ski areas operating on public land have sent record revenue-based rent checks back to Washington as Forest Service administrators struggle under wildfire-ravaged budgets to shepherd resort plans for upgrades and four-season amenities.

February 23, 2018 In The News

During the past few years, one question I have often heard in the 3rd District is: "Why are the federal departments that have jurisdiction over most Western lands headquartered in Washington, D.C., rather than in Western states?" Particularly, why is the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management headquartered in Washington, when 99 percent of the more tha

February 2, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) that extends mobile banking access to rural Coloradans Monday evening.

The Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act of 2017 (H.R. 1457) passed with high bipartisan support on a 397-8 vote.

February 1, 2018 In The News

The opioid crisis continues to afflict our nation, and Colorado has not been immune — far from it. In fact, every year that goes by brings more and more tragic stories of those who are suffering or have lost their battles to drug use.

January 25, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., would vote to make public a memo that is said to raise questions about warrants granted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court, his Washington, D.C., office said.

January 16, 2018 In The News

It is an honor to represent the people of Colorado's Third Congressional District, and with the second session of the 115th Congress underway, I am focused on continuing to advance legislation to build economic opportunities for hardworking Colorado families, protect our nation's public lands, and guarantee safe and healthy communities.

December 28, 2017 In The News

There are many challenges facing hard-working families trying to maintain their way of life in rural America, but one of their greatest obstacles may be lack of access to a physical bank or credit union.

November 21, 2017 In The News

This past week the House of Representatives took a historical step forward and passed a comprehensive tax reform package. The last time the tax code was reformed was 1986, and since then, it has become convoluted, burdensome and has started working against Coloradan families and businesses.

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