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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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November 15, 2011 Editorial
Every few years, it seems, someone with the U.S. Forest Service — usually in Washington, D.C. — decides it would be a great idea if national forests owned all the water originating on their lands, and state water laws be damned.
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November 10, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement for Veterans Day
November 9, 2011 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton and the Pueblo Workforce Center have teamed up to put on a “Pueblo is Open for Business” job fair on Monday, November 21.
November 3, 2011 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) bill (H.R. 2621) to elevate the historic and culturally significant Chimney Rock to National Monument status received a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest and Public Lands today. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), who has introduced similar legislation in the Senate, testified at the legislative hearing, as did former Crow Canyon Archeological Center President and CEO Ricky Lightfoot.
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October 31, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton is taking a stand for private property rights by urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reconsider implementing a permit condition to require the transfer of privately held water rights to the federal government in order to utilize National Forest System lands. Tipton expressed concern over the impact the requirement would have on water rights held by ski areas and ranchers.
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October 28, 2011 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee National Parks, Forest and Public Lands Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on Thursday, November 3, at 10:00 am EST that will include Rep. Scott Tipton’s Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act (H.R. 2621).
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October 27, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today in favor of H.R. 674 to repeal the three percent withholding tax, providing certainty and permanent relief for small businesses and job creators.
October 26, 2011 Press Release
As the United States Postal Service considers closing 71 offices in Colorado, Reps. Gardner and Tipton are urging its chief executive to keep in mind possible alternatives.
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October 23, 2011 Editorial

Feds ignore food value of veggies

By SCOTT TIPTON

It happens far too often that new government rules and regulations, however well-intentioned at the outset, don’t make a lot of sense once drafted or implemented.

Such is the case with a costly proposed new rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

October 18, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced legislation to help states fund education by expanding responsible energy development and creating much needed jobs. “This is an opportunity to approach education funding in a new way that doesn’t increase the federal deficit, all the while creating jobs and reliable domestic energy.”

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