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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Every Kid Outdoors Act (H.R. 3186), passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee as a stand-alone measure.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced House Resolution 894, calling for the return of the USS Pueblo to the U.S. Navy.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced Klause T. Ravidas, a senior at Pueblo East High School, as the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to President Trump requesting that he ask for the return of the USS Pueblo during the upcoming summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. Tipton has advocated for the release of the USS Pueblo since first coming to Congress.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal:

April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) spoke on the need to fund the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program, which helps law enforcement officers prevent drug trafficking in some of America’s most drug-ridden counties.

April 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced 2018 grant funding to assist each state and territory in combatting the opioid abuse epidemic. Of the $485 million in funding being distributed, Colorado will receive $7,869,651.

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April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act (H.R. 3400), a bill that would streamline regulations to facilitate more public access to outdoor recreation opportunities on public lands across the United States, passed out of the Natural Resources Committee.

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April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for legislation that would protect children from “synthetic ID fraud,” a type of theft where a stolen social security number is used to open a bank account and line of credit under a fraudulent name.

April 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to clear roadblocks to build a badly needed fire station in West Fork passed the House with bipartisan support. The West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609) would permit the U.S. Forest Service to transfer 3.61.

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July 28, 2017 In The News
Kudos to Rep. Scott Tipton for recommending that a good government program be made permanent.
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July 21, 2017 In The News

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.

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July 14, 2017 In The News
A measure that would require federal agencies to observe state water laws won approval from the U.S,. House and now awaits Senate action as part of a package of water-related bills. The Water Rights Protection Act by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., was included in H.R. 23, the Gaining Responsibility on Water Act, which passed Wednesday on a 230-190 vote.
July 12, 2017 In The News
DENVER – A bill making its way through both the House and the Senate in Washington, D.C. wants to provide 4th graders with free entry to all national parks.
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July 10, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that $195 million in new federal funding is available for health centers to increase access to mental-health and substance-abuse services.
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July 9, 2017 In The News
Colorado’s opioid abuse problem isn’t limited to a particular population. In fact, it is striking the most vulnerable: babies who are going through withdrawal at birth, due to being exposed to opioids in-utero. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and other members of a bipartisan task force tackling heroin addiction are working to assist such newborns, through the Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies Act, or CRIB.
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June 23, 2017 In The News
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid-1800s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States. As the need for water grew, so did disputes about water rights. Colorado began applying the same "first in time, first in right" approach that had governed land rights to water rights, as well. The "first in time, first in right" principle is a critical element of the priority-based, beneficial-use water rights system we have in Colorado today.
June 21, 2017 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton who represents Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, has reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act, a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
June 18, 2017 In The News
For too long, the U.S. has operated with no comprehensive plan for meeting the inevitable increased demand for energy created by both traditional and renewable resources. As the energy economy continues to evolve, we must develop a true all-of-the-above energy strategy that will ensure both U.S. energy security and affordable power for American families well into the future.
June 14, 2017 In The News
The shooting at a Congressional Baseball Game practice Wednesday that left five people, including a congressman, wounded and the assailant dead brought swift and strong reaction in the nation’s Capitol.

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