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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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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.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-3) and Jason Crow (CO-6), along with Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Gary Peters (D-MI), introduced the Veterans Improved Access and Care Act, legislation designed to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hiring process to make it easier to fill staffing shortages at the agency.

March 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced legislation that would allow private cemeteries to request and receive headstones or markers for certain veterans. Current federal law only allows for a veteran’s next-of-kin to request these types of markers for a deceased veteran.

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March 19, 2019 In The News
March 11, 2019 In The News

Nearly 20 veterans commit suicide every day according to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). That’s a staggering 7,300 veterans a year, or nearly triple the American deaths attributed to the entire War in Afghanistan.

March 8, 2019 In The News

Cortez Journal

WASHINGTON – Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton and state Attorney General Phil Weiser put pressure on the Federal Communications Commission this week to allow Denver-based TV signals to reach more homes in La Plata and Montezuma counties.

March 6, 2019 In The News

Cortez Journal

Yucca House National Monument south of Cortez would grow six times larger under legislation introduced this week in Congress.

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February 28, 2019 In The News

The Pueblo Chieftain

In a show of old-fashioned politics, a bipartisan majority in the House approved a major lands bill Tuesday that includes a list of Colorado projects and sent it to President Donald Trump for final approval.

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