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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON— Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), along with members of the House Energy Action Team, led a joint letter to the U.S.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bureau of Land Management will conduct an environmental assessment on the potential impacts of five water wells at the RMR Industrial quarry.
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.”
The Congressional Award is Congress’ non-partisan, non-competitive, voluntary award program for young Americans between the ages of 13 and 24.
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.
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.