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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO) cosposored a bill,  The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2019, introduced by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.). This bill offers a solution to the growing economic and environmental threats of catastrophic wildfires. Other cosponsors include U.S. Reps.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today requesting that control of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington be turned over to the Venezuelan people and the government of interim President Juan Guaidó.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced legislation to make low-income veterans eligible to receive dental benefits that are currently not provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Dental Care for Low-Income Veterans Act (H.R.

April 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of H.R. 2030, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act. Tipton cosponsored the bill and gave a speech on the House floor before it was passed.

In part, Tipton’s remarks read:

April 1, 2019 Press Release

As they have for years, Russia is seeking to take advantage of yet another desperate humanitarian crisis, this time in Venezuela. This week, the Russian government deployed roughly 100 troops to Venezuela, mirroring their actions that took place a couple of years ago when Vladimir Putin decided to back the Bashar Al-Assad regime in Syria.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-3) and Jason Crow (CO-6), along with Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Gary Peters (D-MI), introduced the Veterans Improved Access and Care Act, legislation designed to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hiring process to make it easier to fill staffing shortages at the agency.

March 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced legislation that would allow private cemeteries to request and receive headstones or markers for certain veterans. Current federal law only allows for a veteran’s next-of-kin to request these types of markers for a deceased veteran.

March 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging the FCC to expedite its decision on the Application for Review that was filed by several Albuquerque broadcasters after La Plata County’s local market modification was granted in March 2017.

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May 9, 2019 In The News

Pueblo Chieftain

It’s certain North Korea will try to retaliate against the US for seizing one of its coal ships, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner said Thursday.

May 3, 2019 In The News

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Interior Department is expected to choose a Western city as the new headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management by the end of September.

April 12, 2019 In The News

Glenwood Post Independent

The U.S. Senate confirmed Rifle native David Bernhardt as the 53rd Secretary of the Interior on Thursday.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Montrose Daily Press

The Colorado River drought contingency plan is just a presidential signature away from becoming reality.

April 9, 2019 In The News

Montrose Daily Press

Greater protections could be in store for financial institutions that provide services to the legal marijuana industry.

April 1, 2019 In The News

The Durango Herald

A bipartisan group of Colorado representatives have proposed legislation that would provide financial relief to states like Colorado that offer free college tuition to Native American students at select schools.

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