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May 30, 2020 Press Release

Congress returned to Washington this week and I was glad to be back to focus on the pressing issues that remain in our nation’s fight against COVID-19. This week was unusual, as Nancy Pelosi’s recent rule change allowed for House members to give their voting powers to other members through a proxy voting system.

May 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) called on the U.S. Department of Treasury to immediately address an error that led to Native American Tribes receiving disproportionate distributions from the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON--The House of Representatives passed a bill today to issue sanctions on the Chinese government for its repressive national policy that overwhelmingly affects a religious minority group in western China.

May 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Treasury, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration (SBA), recently released its latest guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), establishing the long-awaited criteria for determining eligibility for forgiveness of the loans.
May 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), along with members of the House Energy Action Team, led a joint letter to the U.S.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

CORTEZ, Colo.—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed an executive order allocating the $1.674 billion in federal funds the state received from the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund:

May 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) cosponsored legislation to ban the download of the popular TikTok app on government devices. Like many social media apps, TikTok collects large amounts of personal data from users and requires access to contacts, location data, the cameras and the microphone on a user’s device.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted against a $3 trillion spending bill loaded with Democrat-supported priorities, many of them irrelevant to COVID-19 relief. The vote on the more than 1,800-page legislation comes less than three days after it was unveiled, with little to no input from Republicans who were not included in the drafting process.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has cosponsored legislation to force the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to submit to an international investigation and be held accountable for its reckless and deceptive response to COVID-19 and actions in the early stages of the outbreak that led to a global COVID-19 pandemic.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) joined with members of the House Energy Action Team in a letter addressed to Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin and Chair of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell, requesting that all industries receive equal access to the Main Street Lending Program (Main Street).


In The News

January 30, 2020 In The News

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics amended the reauthorization legislation for NASA to include U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s proposal for a Space Resources Institute.

January 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada into law Wednesday, solidifying a deal that restores some trade certainty to farmers in Colorado.

January 22, 2020 In The News

Local agencies working on the ground should decide whether to list a species as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, according to a renewed bill from Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez.

January 14, 2020 In The News

Last month, on the morning of a U.S. House of Representatives vote on the Farm Workers Modernization Act of 2019, the president of the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association called on Colorado’s congressional representatives to fix a “crippling labor crisis” among agricultural operations in the state by supporting the bill.

January 13, 2020 In The News

Last week, Governor Polis gave his ‘State of the State’ address to sell his administration’s track record from last year and provide insight for Coloradans to the upcoming year. In his speech, he called the shutting down of Craig’s largest employers “exciting news,” as Tri-State announced the closure of the Craig Station and the Colowyo mine by 2030.

December 13, 2019 In The News

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct an environmental assessment on the potential impacts of five water wells at the RMR Industrial quarry.

December 8, 2019 In The News

Branch Rickey, who invented baseball’s farm system nearly 100 years ago, once said  “a baseball club in any city in America is a quasi-public institution.”

December 2, 2019 In The News

The Congressional Award is Congress’ non-partisan, non-competitive, voluntary award program for young Americans between the ages of 13 and 24.

November 25, 2019 In The News

Somewhere across the nearly 3 million acres that make up the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, a tall, stately tree is growing that a year from now will decorate the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.

November 22, 2019 In The News

Six of Colorado’s congressmen have written to the commissioner of Major League Baseball expressing their opposition to the proposed elimination of 42 of the 160 minor league teams.