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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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March 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging the FCC to expedite its decision on the Application for Review that was filed by several Albuquerque broadcasters after La Plata County’s local market modification was granted in March 2017.

March 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) and Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced bills H.R. 1492 and S. 641 respectively, that would further protect archaeological sites of the Ancestral Pueblo by allowing the National Park Service to modify the boundary of the Yucca House National Monument in southwest Colorado, expanding the monument by 160 acres.

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February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) was announced as one of the top 10 most effective Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 115th Congress by the Center for Effective Lawmaking, a nonpartisan research group affiliated with the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. –  Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47):

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. –  Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after voting against the joint resolution to terminate the national emergency related to the U.S. Mexico border (H.J. Res. 46): 

February 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Last week, Representatives Scott Tipton (R-CO) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) reintroduced the bipartisan Rural Hospital Frontier Fairness Act to provide Sole Community Hospitals with increased funding to hire staff.

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February 15, 2019 Press Release

Many Republicans and Democrats alike agree on the need for strengthened border security, and it is unfortunate that Congressional Democrat leaders have so far refused to seriously address the issue. That said, I do believe that it needs to go through the legislative process as outlined in the Constitution and not by an Executive Branch action.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

For centuries, the United States has been a model of freedom and democracy for the entire world.

February 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) asked President Trump to address the return of the USS Pueblo during his summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi Vietnam, which is scheduled for February 27 and 28, 2019.

In a letter to the president, Tipton wrote in part:

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to advance bills to protect veterans from financial predators and increase access to child care for veterans receiving care at Veterans’ Affairs (VA) hospitals. Both bills, the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2019 (H.R. 450) and The Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act (H.R.

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In The News

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.

November 1, 2018 In The News

A pilot program that encouraged the use of alternatives to opioids at Colorado hospitals will soon be implemented at hospitals across the country as a result of President Donald Trump signing an opioid bill into law last week.

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October 23, 2018 In The News

The Colorado Farm Bureau presented Representative Scott Tipton with its Friend of Farm Bureau Award, recognizing him for his contributions to Colorado agriculture.

The Colorado Farm Bureau presented him with the award on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Mitchell Farms near Monte Vista.

October 1, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton introduced new legislation earlier this month that would ensure disaster assistance in the form of aid and grants to communities and businesses affected by wildfires.
 

October 1, 2018 In The News

Over the years, I have heard too many stories of veterans in my district who experienced delays, cancellations or a lack of response from the Veterans Administration. This has been made worse by the fact that in a rural district like Colorado’s Third Congressional District, so many veterans have been forced to drive hundreds of miles just to get to appointments.

September 21, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has introduced a bill seeking to ensure that communities and businesses impacted by wildfires on public lands receive necessary disaster-related economic assistance.

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