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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Landslide Preparedness Act (H.R.1675) and the Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2017 (H.R.4465) have been approved by the ful

December 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced the West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609), which would authorize the U.S.

December 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Bonita Peak Mining District would be added to Administrator Pruitt’s top ten superfund list.

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — During a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voiced concerns about H.R. 1349 and its potential to lead to a one-size-fits-all approach to bicycle use in Wilderness Areas.

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December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – In commemoration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of the end of World War I (WWI), Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced a bill (H.R. 4565) directing the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish headstones or markers to private cemeteries for graves for certain WWI veterans if the cemeteries apply for them.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of the Enhancing Veteran Care Act (S. 1266), which would help improve healthcare for America’s veterans. This legislation passed the House with bipartisan support.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — During a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voiced his support for the National Landslide Preparedness Act (H.R.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in favor of H.Res. 630, which will require every Member, officer and employee of the House of Representatives to complete anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training. This Resolution passed the House with bipartisan support.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to name two mountain peaks in honor of mountaineers Charlie Fowler and Christine Boskoff passed off the House Floor. Tipton’s bill, the Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act (H.R.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold a series of office hours in Delta, Montrose, Ouray and Garfield Counties from December 4th-6th. 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.

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In The News

June 11, 2017 In The News
A review of the Interior Department’s plans to conserve the greater sage-grouse with land management is a welcome development, northwest Colorado officials said.
May 19, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity visit Pueblo and Alamosa to share updates on the federal response to the opioid abuse epidemic.

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May 5, 2017 In The News
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recently announced that the agency will provide $485 million in federal grants to states to combat the opioid abuse epidemic.
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April 7, 2017 In The News

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2017 3rd District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students must submit their entries no later than May 1.

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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