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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the first time in 28 years, establishing reforms to improve the agency. The RAY BAUM’S Act (H.R.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Third District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students who are mailing their artwork to the Grand Junction office must do so no later than April 20, 2018.

March 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) led a bipartisan letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies leadership requesting support for the National Park Foundation in fiscal year 2019. Tipton was joined on the letter by a bipartisan group of 29 House colleagues.

The letter reads, in part:

March 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) made the following statement after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the nationwide stay on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – During a House Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee hearing on global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) markets, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned a panel of expert witnesses on the importance of responsibly developing LNG resources, market opportunities for U.S.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – During a full hearing in the Financial Services Committee on the state of the economy, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned the newly appointed Chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed), Jerome Powell, on how the Fed plans to help reduce burdensome, one-size-fits-all regulations on well-managed small community banks and credit unions.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation to increase the penalties for websites that promote and facilitate sex trafficking online, delivering justice to the victims of these crimes. The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (H.R.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) advocated for the West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609) during a hearing in the House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee. H.R. 4609 would permit the U.S.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the House voted to pass a two-year budget agreement titled the Bipartisan Budget Act:

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for the Continuing Resolution (CR), to keep the government funded through March 23, 2018. The CR would also extend funding for Community Health Centers for two years through the Community Health Center Fund. It passed with a vote of 245-182 and will head to the Senate next.

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In The News

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.
June 13, 2017 In The News
Did you know the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 includes more regulations than all other laws signed by President Barack Obama combined?
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.

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