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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operational Risk (TAILOR) Act (H.R. 741).

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January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced H.R. 485, the “Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services’ Act” (VREASA).

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced two bills that are critical to the protection of water and private property rights. The Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 579) upholds federal deference to state water law and prevents federal takings of privately held water rights.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter regarding disaster relief for communities impacted by wildfires on federal lands to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

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January 4, 2019 Press Release

Following the Senate’s unanimous approval of H.R. 6216 and H.R. 6217, the president signed into law Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bills to rename post office buildings after fallen law enforcement offices from Colorado’s Third Congressional District. H.R. 6216 will rename a Montrose post office after Sergeant David Kinterknecht, and H.R.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) was sworn in to the 116th Congress. He was accompanied by his wife, Jean, their two daughters, three grandchildren and sons-in-law for the events.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation that would help provide better treatment and care for Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease. S.

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today in favor of H.R. 2, the House-Senate Conference Report to the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, otherwise known as the Farm Bill. The House agreed to the report with a bipartisan vote of 369-47.

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December 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced today the Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act of 2018, legislation that will authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a pilot program that promotes the cleanup of orphan hardrock mines.

November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House passed two of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bills which would rename post offices after fallen law enforcement officers from Colorado’s Third District. H.R.

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In The News

September 21, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has introduced a bill seeking to ensure that communities and businesses impacted by wildfires on public lands receive necessary disaster-related economic assistance.

September 18, 2018 In The News

It has been eight years since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and in that time, those living in Colorado’s Third District have seen their healthcare steadily become less affordable and less accessible than ever before.

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September 12, 2018 In The News

Federal administration and elected officials in Grand Junction Tuesday touted not just the job benefits but the geopolitical case for liquefied natural gas export projects like Jordan Cove in Oregon, while an official for that project said space in it is being set aside for gas production from the Rockies.

August 13, 2018 In The News

Wildfires have already had a devastating impact on Colorado and the Third District this year, destroying tens of thousands of acres and hundreds of homes.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The Bureau of Land Management confirmed July 19 that it was moving its headquarters from Washington, D.C. to somewhere in the West. Salt Lake City, Boise and Denver are all on the short list -- as well as Grand Junction. Republican Rep.

July 24, 2018 In The News

After the tragic events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, many brave Americans joined the Armed Forces and served our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. During their time in the Middle East, they encountered many dangers, and unfortunately for some of these heroes, one specific threat followed them home.

July 21, 2018 In The News

Every parent, teacher, and school administrator in Colorado would agree that funding our schools is of the utmost importance. If our state and nation's future is going to be a successful one, then the workforce of tomorrow must have access to qualified educators and sufficient resources.

July 16, 2018 In The News

Last year, all eyes turned to North Korea as the hermit kingdom launched yet another ballistic missile, this time into the Sea of Japan. Actions like this pose a huge threat to global security and are cause for immediate concern.

June 24, 2018 In The News

On Jan. 23, 1968, the USS Pueblo and its crew were attacked by the North Korean military while peacefully sailing in international waters. The crew of the ship valiantly tried to resist capture, but were outgunned and eventually forced to surrender. During the struggle, Petty Officer Duane Hodges was killed by enemy gunfire and multiple members of the crew were injured.

June 14, 2018 In The News

Western Colorado is home to vast natural resources that can and will power the economy through the 21st century and beyond if responsibly developed.

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