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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus, along with Representatives Doug Lamborn (CO-05) and Diana DeGette (C0-01), introduced H.R.

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the arrest of the remaining trespassers in the Venezuelan embassy, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) gave the follow response:

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. The bill would allow for compensation to Vietnam-era veterans who suffered afflictions caused from exposure to Agent Orange and other detrimental herbicides used during the war.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of H.R. 2379, a bill that reauthorizes the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program. Tipton, a cosponsor of the bill, has long supported measures to ensure local law enforcement officers have the resources they need to keep themselves and their communities safe.

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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.

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In The News

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.

February 25, 2019 In The News

The Cortez Journal

U.S. House Rep. Scott Tipton has introduced legislation seeking to make permanent a federal program that provides fourth-graders free access to federally managed lands.

December 7, 2018 In The News

Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday introduced the latest version of a so-called “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned, leaking mines in the U.S. with hopes of breaking roughly two decades of congressional gridlock on the topic.

December 3, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two measures this week honoring two fallen law enforcement officers — Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer and Montrose Police Sgt. David Kinterknecht — by naming two area post offices after them.

December 3, 2018 In The News

In 2016 and 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services estimated that more than 130 Americans died each day from an opioid-related drug overdose. Today, opioid overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.

November 26, 2018 In The News

Five days before Election Day, election forecast blog FiveThirtyEight predicted incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had a nearly 90 percent chance of winning the election and keeping his seat.

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