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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. The bill would allow for compensation to Vietnam-era veterans who suffered afflictions caused from exposure to Agent Orange and other detrimental herbicides used during the war.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of H.R. 2379, a bill that reauthorizes the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program. Tipton, a cosponsor of the bill, has long supported measures to ensure local law enforcement officers have the resources they need to keep themselves and their communities safe.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced a bill today, the Reprioritizing Unserved Rural Areas and Locations for Broadband Act (RURAL Broadband Act) which if passed would improve the process for expanding broadband to rural communities. The bill was introduced with Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul Gosar (AZ-04).

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.

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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.

March 19, 2019 In The News

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