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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) took to the House Floor earlier this week to speak about the success that families and small businesses in Colorado are currently experiencing thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported twenty-five pieces of legislation that will help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic. Included in this series of bills was the Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department (ALTO) Act (H.R.

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation that would rescind more than $15 billion in previously appropriated, but unobligated, funding that is currently sitting in unused accounts. The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging that the EPA permanently protect the water quality of communities downstream from Colorado Springs, that are currently being polluted as a result of the city’s inadequate stormwater system.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced the Law Enforcement Protection Act (H.R. 6025), which would help provide America’s law enforcement officers with Type III body armor that can withstand rifle ballistics.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed a bill to help stem the rise in gang violence across Colorado and the nation. The Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 (H.R.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) today released the following statement after President Trump signed into law the VA MISSION Act, which includes a provision from his Veterans Improved Access and Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 4642) to expand access to local healthcare options.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a House Committee on Natural Resources markup, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to advance legislation that would streamline broadband projects to help bring high-speed broadband to rural communities. The Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018 (H.R.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

GRAND JUNCTION, CO – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) stressed the importance of utilizing Western Colorado’s vast energy resources at a House Natural Resources Committee field hearing entitled Examining the Natural Gas and Oil Shale Opportunities in Western Colorado.

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In The News

September 16, 2017 In The News

As you read this, tens of thousands of acres are going up in flames across the West. Decades of misguided forest management strategies and decisions are coming home to roost.

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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.

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