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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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November 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to support proactive forest management in order to maintain healthy forests and prevent catastrophic wildfires. The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 (H.R.

November 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. -- During a hearing in the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Vice Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03), stressed the importance of guaranteeing that every federal dollar allocated for disaster recovery within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is properly spent.

October 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold mobile office hours in Saguache County on November 9, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- During a Committee on Natural Resources hearing entitled Empowering State Based Management Solutions for Greater Sage Grouse Recovery, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned three expert witnesses about the success of Western sage grouse management plans and emphasized the need for continued coordination between federal, state and local partners.

October 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and U.S. Sen. John Barraso (R-WY) urged U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to implement policy changes that will require federal agencies to recognize state authority for permitting water use when deciding permits, leases, licenses, and any other land use agreements.

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October 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Members of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Aspen / Pitkin and Rio Grande Counties from November 1-2, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

October 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) better detect the transport of illegal synthetic opioids across U.S. borders.

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October 16, 2017 Press Release

A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Moffat, Routt, and Jackson Counties from Oct. 23-25, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk (TAILOR) Act (H.R. 1116) has passed through the House Committee on Financial Services with a bipartisan vote and will now move to the House floor.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

On October 11, 2017, the House Natural Resources Committee reported out of the committee H.R. 3990, the National Monument Creation and Protection Act. Prior to voting to report the bill, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) spoke about the value of Colorado’s National Monuments and the need for transparency and local input in the land designation process.

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April 7, 2017 In The News

Though President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget calls for elimination of Essential Air Service – which would hurt Cortez – airport manager Russ Machen said recently that there’s no cause for alarm.

“Year after year, it survives,” he said.

April 2, 2017 In The News

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton (R-District 3) represents one of the largest geographical districts in the country. He sits on the Subcommittee on Mineral and Energy Resources and the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy recently spoke with Tipton about proposed legislation and his philosophy on public lands.

March 17, 2017 In The News
Colorado and some local jurisdictions in the southwestern part of the state are getting fractions of what was initially sought in reimbursement money from the Environmental Protection Agency for the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill, but received another $54,000 Thursday.
March 11, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity to visit with more than 5,220 constituents during a telephone town hall meeting. 

February 8, 2017 In The News
The US House of representatives passed a resolution yesterday to void the BLM’s Planning 2.0 rule that took effect in December.
February 5, 2017 In The News
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner has introduced a bill that would authorize the move of the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters to the West, as Gardner reiterated his view that Grand Junction would be the ideal location for the office.
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February 2, 2017 In The News
As public lands policy continues to pit Democrats against Republicans in a political battle over the future of federal lands, Colorado’s Washington delegation has united on a flurry of bills to protect the state’s public lands.
February 1, 2017 In The News
Rep. Scott Tipton, whose congressional district includes Garfield County, has announced his subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress.
January 27, 2017 In The News
Three members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation reintroduced four bills related to public lands and land use issues across the state on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
January 27, 2017 In The News
President Donald J. Trump’s reversal of previous policy on the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines augurs well for the Piceance Basin, the head of an industry association said.

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