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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) announced on Wednesday that they have introduced the Securing Airspace For Emergency Responders (SAFER) Act.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee advanced Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to help states support public education through the responsible development of energy resources. The Education and Energy Act (H.R.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that the state of Colorado will receive approximately $40.1 million through the federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for fiscal year 2018. This is the largest amount of money ever allocated in the program’s 40-year history.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Tipton (CO-03) along with several of his colleagues urged the Departments of Homeland Security and Labor to allocate additional H-2B visas for seasonal workers.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for legislation that would reinstate benefits for veterans who served in the territorial waters of Vietnam during the Vietnam War and are now suffering from diseases that resulted from exposure to Agent Orange.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Education and Energy Act (H.R.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, otherwise known as the Farm Bill.

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June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) took to the House Floor earlier this week to speak about the success that families and small businesses in Colorado are currently experiencing thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported twenty-five pieces of legislation that will help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic. Included in this series of bills was the Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department (ALTO) Act (H.R.

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In The News

May 2, 2018 In The News

How did opioid and heroin abuse become such a widespread issue? The answer to this question is complex and multifaceted; however, too often opioid abuse begins in a hospital emergency room or doctor's office.

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April 23, 2018 In The News

This year, April 17, marked a day each American dreads: Tax Day. In the weeks leading up to this day every year, Americans scramble to fill out complicated tax forms with the hope that some of their hard-earned money will be returned by the government.

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April 16, 2018 In The News

"Three western Colorado men arrested in FBI's sex trafficking operation"

"Car accident leads to arrest for human trafficking"

"6 local men arrested as part of national child sex sting operation"

April 3, 2018 In The News

We are fortunate to have a large population of veterans living in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, many of whom served in the Vietnam War. During this brutal war, many of these brave Coloradans fell victim to a terror they could have never foreseen: a toxic herbicide called Agent Orange.

April 1, 2018 In The News

The current lack of a direct flight between Grand Junction and Washington, D.C., isn't a deal killer in negotiations to move the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management to the West.

March 22, 2018 In The News

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday afternoon that increases penalties on websites that knowingly facilitate sex trafficking.

March 16, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives passed Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to reduce the onerous regulatory compliance burdens on small community banks and credit unions. H.R. 1116, the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operational Risk (TAILOR) Act would require financial oversight agencies to tailor regulations to better fit a bank or credit union’s risk profile and business model.

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

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