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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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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.

April 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the United States, the United Kingdom, and France launched precision strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites:

April 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Collin Peterson (MN-07) introduced the bipartisan Rural Hospital Frontier Fairness Act to provide Sole Community Hospitals with increased funding for workforce development. The legislation will also expand a crucial safety-net program to help rural facilities secure affordable medications for patients.

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April 11, 2018 Press Release

During the 2018 Semi-Annual Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) before the full Financial Services Committee, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) had the chance to ask Acting Director Mick Mulvaney about House buy-in on the recently passed Senate Regulatory Relief bill and whether the CFPB is on track to tailor Dodd-Frank era regulations.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s announcement, today, that he will retire after his term ends in January:

April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted today to increase the penalties for individuals who cyberstalk minors and to require several law enforcement agencies to recurrently identify the most effective methods for preventing sex crimes. H.R.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

GRAND JUNCTION, CO – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) participated in a press conference at Colorado Mesa University highlighting the recent return of $18 million in royalty payments from the Anvil Points fund to Garfield, Mesa, Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.

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In The News

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.
March 11, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity to visit with more than 5,220 constituents during a telephone town hall meeting. 

February 8, 2017 In The News
The US House of representatives passed a resolution yesterday to void the BLM’s Planning 2.0 rule that took effect in December.
February 5, 2017 In The News
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner has introduced a bill that would authorize the move of the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters to the West, as Gardner reiterated his view that Grand Junction would be the ideal location for the office.
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February 2, 2017 In The News
As public lands policy continues to pit Democrats against Republicans in a political battle over the future of federal lands, Colorado’s Washington delegation has united on a flurry of bills to protect the state’s public lands.
February 1, 2017 In The News
Rep. Scott Tipton, whose congressional district includes Garfield County, has announced his subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress.

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