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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to help Coloradans keep more of the money they earn, grow U.S. jobs and support a globally competitive America by supporting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). The bill passed the House with a vote of 227-205.

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November 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Congressional Accountability for Emergency Lending Act of 2017, a bill to implement Congressional oversight over the Federal Reserve’s 13(3) Emergency Lending practices, passed out of the Financial Services Committee and will now move to the House Floor. The bill cleared the Committee with a vote of 34-25.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in favor of H.R. 2810, the House-Senate Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA).

November 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Eagle County on November 17, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

November 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to increase hydropower production by expediting the permitting process and prioritizing completion of hydropower projects. The Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017 (H.R. 3043) passed the House with bipartisan support.

November 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Planning for American Energy Act (H.R.

November 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to create more stability and clarity for small business owners and their employees by replacing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) broadly expanded definition of “joint employer” with the original definition that had been successfully used at NLRB for decades.

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November 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Costilla County on November 13, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

November 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Rio Blanco County on November 15, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to extend federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), community health centers and other critical public health programs. The Championing Healthy Kids Act (H.R. 3922), passed the House with bipartisan support. 

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In The News

July 9, 2017 In The News
Colorado’s opioid abuse problem isn’t limited to a particular population. In fact, it is striking the most vulnerable: babies who are going through withdrawal at birth, due to being exposed to opioids in-utero. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and other members of a bipartisan task force tackling heroin addiction are working to assist such newborns, through the Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies Act, or CRIB.
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June 23, 2017 In The News
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid-1800s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States. As the need for water grew, so did disputes about water rights. Colorado began applying the same "first in time, first in right" approach that had governed land rights to water rights, as well. The "first in time, first in right" principle is a critical element of the priority-based, beneficial-use water rights system we have in Colorado today.
June 21, 2017 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton who represents Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, has reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act, a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
June 18, 2017 In The News
For too long, the U.S. has operated with no comprehensive plan for meeting the inevitable increased demand for energy created by both traditional and renewable resources. As the energy economy continues to evolve, we must develop a true all-of-the-above energy strategy that will ensure both U.S. energy security and affordable power for American families well into the future.
June 14, 2017 In The News
The shooting at a Congressional Baseball Game practice Wednesday that left five people, including a congressman, wounded and the assailant dead brought swift and strong reaction in the nation’s Capitol.
June 13, 2017 In The News
Did you know the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 includes more regulations than all other laws signed by President Barack Obama combined?
June 11, 2017 In The News
A review of the Interior Department’s plans to conserve the greater sage-grouse with land management is a welcome development, northwest Colorado officials said.
May 19, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity visit Pueblo and Alamosa to share updates on the federal response to the opioid abuse epidemic.

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May 5, 2017 In The News
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recently announced that the agency will provide $485 million in federal grants to states to combat the opioid abuse epidemic.
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April 7, 2017 In The News

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2017 3rd District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students must submit their entries no later than May 1.

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