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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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February 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) asked President Trump to address the return of the USS Pueblo during his summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi Vietnam, which is scheduled for February 27 and 28, 2019.

In a letter to the president, Tipton wrote in part:

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to advance bills to protect veterans from financial predators and increase access to child care for veterans receiving care at Veterans’ Affairs (VA) hospitals. Both bills, the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2019 (H.R. 450) and The Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act (H.R.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressmen Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass bipartisan legislation to increase transparency and oversight of funds paid out under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). The Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act (H.R.752) passed the House with a unanimous vote.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced the names of 26 students from Colorado’s Third Congressional District who received a Service Academy nomination. The individuals were selected based on meeting or exceeding the rigorous requirements of the respective academy and Congressman Tipton’s office.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressmen Scott Tipton (R-CO) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced the Space Resources Institute Act (H.R. 1029), taking the first steps to establish an institution focused on maintaining the United States’ preeminence in space.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the President delivered the State of the Union Address:

January 28, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced bills to support responsible energy development and additional funding for education. The bills, the Planning for American Energy Act (H.R.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Scott Tipton issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement to temporarily end the partial government shutdown:

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operational Risk (TAILOR) Act (H.R. 741).

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January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced H.R. 485, the “Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services’ Act” (VREASA).

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December 3, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two measures this week honoring two fallen law enforcement officers — Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer and Montrose Police Sgt. David Kinterknecht — by naming two area post offices after them.

December 3, 2018 In The News

In 2016 and 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services estimated that more than 130 Americans died each day from an opioid-related drug overdose. Today, opioid overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.

November 26, 2018 In The News

Five days before Election Day, election forecast blog FiveThirtyEight predicted incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had a nearly 90 percent chance of winning the election and keeping his seat.

November 1, 2018 In The News

A pilot program that encouraged the use of alternatives to opioids at Colorado hospitals will soon be implemented at hospitals across the country as a result of President Donald Trump signing an opioid bill into law last week.

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October 23, 2018 In The News

The Colorado Farm Bureau presented Representative Scott Tipton with its Friend of Farm Bureau Award, recognizing him for his contributions to Colorado agriculture.

The Colorado Farm Bureau presented him with the award on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Mitchell Farms near Monte Vista.

October 1, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton introduced new legislation earlier this month that would ensure disaster assistance in the form of aid and grants to communities and businesses affected by wildfires.
 

October 1, 2018 In The News

Over the years, I have heard too many stories of veterans in my district who experienced delays, cancellations or a lack of response from the Veterans Administration. This has been made worse by the fact that in a rural district like Colorado’s Third Congressional District, so many veterans have been forced to drive hundreds of miles just to get to appointments.

September 21, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has introduced a bill seeking to ensure that communities and businesses impacted by wildfires on public lands receive necessary disaster-related economic assistance.

September 18, 2018 In The News

It has been eight years since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and in that time, those living in Colorado’s Third District have seen their healthcare steadily become less affordable and less accessible than ever before.

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September 12, 2018 In The News

Federal administration and elected officials in Grand Junction Tuesday touted not just the job benefits but the geopolitical case for liquefied natural gas export projects like Jordan Cove in Oregon, while an official for that project said space in it is being set aside for gas production from the Rockies.

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