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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado


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June 14, 2011 Press Release
Pagosa Springs, CO—Before a crowd of current and former elected officials, preservationists, historians, business leaders and local residents,Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) today announced his plan to introduce legislation in the coming weeks that would make Chimney Rock a national monument.
June 1, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), member of the House Natural Resources Committee, released this statement after Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ken Salazar announced his decision, in a memo to Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey, to not implement DOI’s Wild Lands policy.
May 24, 2011 Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) was joined by Reps. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Joe Walsh (R-IL) in announcing that they are gathering signatures from fellow members of the House for a letter they plan to send to President Obama later this week. The letter urges the President to retract comments about Israel’s borders made during a speech about Middle East issues last week. The President suggested that Israel revert to the territory it held prior to 1967.
May 19, 2011 Press Release
My ultimate goal is to reach a long-term solution that protects private property rights and gives ranchers, farmers and the people of these communities the certainty they need to attract future businesses, strengthen and preserve our agriculture production, and continue to preserve the legacy of past generations.
May 19, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton announced the formation of a community group to consider turning the Colorado National Monument into a national park. The group comprises 16 community leaders who will represent Western Colorado interests in exploring the future of the monument.
May 10, 2011 Press Release
Emphasized the urgent need to open up responsible energy development in Colorado as a way to lower gas prices and drive job creation in the stat
April 14, 2011 Press Release
Small Business Owners Speak Out Against High Gas Prices, Call For Expanded Domestic Energy Production
April 8, 2011 Press Release
In the event of a government shutdown I will decline my paycheck. As long as our men and women in uniform aren’t being paid or other federal employees, I will not take a check.
April 7, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, the House passed H.R. 1363 to continue uninterrupted funding for our troops for the remainder of FY2011 while cutting $12 billion in spending over the next week.
April 6, 2011 Press Release
Recognizing that more must be done to stop the beetle kill in the Rocky Mountain Region, today, Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-AL) sent a letter, signed by ten members of Congress, to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting that he redirect unused Forest Service funds toward mitigating the bark beetle epidemic.