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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation that would rescind more than $15 billion in previously appropriated, but unobligated, funding that is currently sitting in unused accounts. The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging that the EPA permanently protect the water quality of communities downstream from Colorado Springs, that are currently being polluted as a result of the city’s inadequate stormwater system.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced the Law Enforcement Protection Act (H.R. 6025), which would help provide America’s law enforcement officers with Type III body armor that can withstand rifle ballistics.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed a bill to help stem the rise in gang violence across Colorado and the nation. The Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 (H.R.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) today released the following statement after President Trump signed into law the VA MISSION Act, which includes a provision from his Veterans Improved Access and Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 4642) to expand access to local healthcare options.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a House Committee on Natural Resources markup, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to advance legislation that would streamline broadband projects to help bring high-speed broadband to rural communities. The Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018 (H.R.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

GRAND JUNCTION, CO – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) stressed the importance of utilizing Western Colorado’s vast energy resources at a House Natural Resources Committee field hearing entitled Examining the Natural Gas and Oil Shale Opportunities in Western Colorado.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515), which will provide funding to rebuild the military, authorize a pay raise for troops, and make investments in missile defense.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the House passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protections Act (S.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Education and Energy Act (H.R. 5859), a bill that will help states support K-12 and public higher education through the responsible development of energy resources.

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In The News

February 2, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) that extends mobile banking access to rural Coloradans Monday evening.

The Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act of 2017 (H.R. 1457) passed with high bipartisan support on a 397-8 vote.

February 1, 2018 In The News

The opioid crisis continues to afflict our nation, and Colorado has not been immune — far from it. In fact, every year that goes by brings more and more tragic stories of those who are suffering or have lost their battles to drug use.

January 25, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., would vote to make public a memo that is said to raise questions about warrants granted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court, his Washington, D.C., office said.

January 16, 2018 In The News

It is an honor to represent the people of Colorado's Third Congressional District, and with the second session of the 115th Congress underway, I am focused on continuing to advance legislation to build economic opportunities for hardworking Colorado families, protect our nation's public lands, and guarantee safe and healthy communities.

December 28, 2017 In The News

There are many challenges facing hard-working families trying to maintain their way of life in rural America, but one of their greatest obstacles may be lack of access to a physical bank or credit union.

November 21, 2017 In The News

This past week the House of Representatives took a historical step forward and passed a comprehensive tax reform package. The last time the tax code was reformed was 1986, and since then, it has become convoluted, burdensome and has started working against Coloradan families and businesses.

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November 11, 2017 In The News

This Saturday is an important one for our nation. It is a day to remember the service and sacrifice of our veterans. Since the founding of our nation, brave men and women have answered the call to serve during times of peace, and during times of great need.

November 3, 2017 In The News

This summer, scenes of catastrophic wildfires in the West dominated the news. While wildfires are not new to those of us living in Western states, these recent fires have once more triggered important conversations about the federal government's response to these disasters and its overall forest management strategy, or lack thereof.

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September 16, 2017 In The News

As you read this, tens of thousands of acres are going up in flames across the West. Decades of misguided forest management strategies and decisions are coming home to roost.

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