July 30, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-R) released this statement following today’s vote in the House on Sen. Harry Reid’s budget plan, which was defeated with a bipartisan vote of 246-173.
July 28, 2011 Press Release
“While this plan is not perfect, it moves our country in the right direction by cutting and capping future spending, and offering an opportunity for the states to vote on a balanced budget amendment. This is not the end of the debate, but the beginning of a solution.”
July 22, 2011 Press Release
"This goes to show the disconnect between Senate Democrats, the President, and the American people. The majority of Americans support the plan passed by the House this week to cut, cap and balance government spending, and yet, the Senate today chose to reject the plan while still failing to pass any plan of their own."
July 19, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stressing that Washington needs to start spending within its means like American families and businesses, Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-R) called for a common sense, balanced approach to the debt ceiling and spending problem.
The President today said that that Social Security checks for our seniors, veterans and disabled citizens may be held up if an agreement isn’t reached. Republicans have put forward a plan to end Washington’s spending spree, begin to pay down our unsustainable debt, preserve Medicare and Social Security, and jump start growth in our economy.
July 12, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-R) is circulating a letter to fellow members of Congress to be sent to the Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office later this week. The letter requests an updated audit of the fee programs Fee Demo and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA).
July 8, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-R) released the following statement regarding the latest unemployment numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor.
July 7, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Scott Tipton (R-CO) today held a hearing to examine how the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed GIPSA rule could hurt thousands of small businesses in the beef, pork and poultry industries, further damage our already unstable economy, and cost thousands of American jobs.
WASHINGTON—Earlier this week the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry approved H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011. Congressman Tipton, an original co-sponsor of the pro-jobs bill, urged Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to quickly bring the bill to the floor of the Senate for passage.
Secretary Geithner displayed the Administration’s tin ear to job creation when he told the House Small Business Committee today that raising taxes on as many as 770,000 small businesses is a ‘reasonable strategy.