Washington, D.C. – Colorado U.S. Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO-03), with Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), today sent a letter of support to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, urging him to designate the Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) as a User Fee Airport (UFA) under U.S. Customs supervision.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the House voted to pass H.R. 1625, the Omnibus Funding Bill for the remainder of FY 2018:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) applauded the Department of Transportation (DOT) on its announcement of an additional 90-day Hours of Service (HOS) Electronic Logging Device (ELD) agriculture exemption.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for legislation that would expand the boundaries of the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado by 280 acres. H.R. 835, of which Tipton is a cosponsor, passed out of the House with a vote of 385-3.
WASHINGTON D.C. – The House of Representatives passed Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to create a fair federal financial examination appeals process for community banks. The bill, the Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protections Act (S.
WASHINGTON D.C. – The House of Representatives passed Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to reduce the onerous regulatory compliance burdens on small community banks and credit unions. H.R.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to permit the U.S. Forest Service to transfer 3.61 acres of land to Dolores County, Colorado, allowing the county to build and operate a fire station in the West Fork community, passed out of the Natural Resources Committee.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, during a full hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on the President’s Budget Request for the Department on the Interior for FY19, Secretary Zinke announced that the royalty payments from Anvil Points would be released to the state of Colorado on March 28, 2018.
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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.
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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.
Canyons of the Ancients’ national monument status is no longer under review, but conservationists are still seething over the review that targeted the area and 26 other national monuments.