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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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July 11, 2014 Press Release
The House passed the 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 4923) which includes an amendment by Reps. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Scott Tipton (R-CO) to ensure the completion of vital projects to deliver clean drinking water.
July 9, 2014 Press Release
Congressmen Tipton and Gardner outlined concerns over the President’s use of the Antiquities Act to unilaterally designate lands in western states as national monuments, and warned against any such action on the Vermillion Basin.
July 7, 2014 Press Release
Citing a lack of community consensus and support, Congressman Tipton announced that he will not draft or introduce any legislation that attempts to change the status of the Colorado National Monument to a national park...
July 3, 2014 Press Release
From my family to yours I want to wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July!
June 26, 2014 Press Release
The Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act (H.R. 4889) includes Congressman Scott Tipton’s plan to responsibly develop all of America’s energy resources according to the needs of the American people (H.R. 1394).
June 26, 2014 Press Release
The hearing to examined the disparity between the growing rate of domestic crude oil production and a limited refining capacity, as well as how that mismatch impacts small energy businesses, energy costs, and the broader economy.
June 24, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned witnesses on the impact that the proposed U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Groundwater Directive and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waters of the U.S. rule will have on Western water users.
June 23, 2014 Press Release
Tipton blasted the Forest Service for saying one thing while doing another as the agency continues to wage an assault on private water rights through backdoor efforts to obtain rights granted by long-held state water law.
June 19, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement on the situation in Iraq.
June 19, 2014 Press Release
Tipton emphasized that while the EPA Clean Water Act Rule covers all surface water, a new proposed Forest Service Groundwater Directive will expand that agency’s regulatory overreach to include all groundwater.

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September 9, 2011 In The News
Republicans elected not to formally respond to the president’s speech on job creation Thursday night—but the freshmen, used to going their own way on major issues of the day, found individual ways to express their feelings about his plan.
September 9, 2011 In The News
One Colorado senator hailed President Barack Obama’s job speech Thursday night as a needed tonic for a down national economy while U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said it fell short of encouraging job growth in western Colorado.
September 9, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is one of the freshman House Republicans who have taken a hard line on tax increases and has demanded deeper cuts in federal spending.
August 31, 2011 In The News
A future project to improve the Mesa Verde National Park U.S. 160 highway interchange recently received $4.6 million in Federal Highway Administration funds - the largest federal highway grant awarded in Colorado this year.
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August 31, 2011 In The News
Three years ago, the Pueblo Community Health Center broke ground on its new facility with a goal of expanding its health care service to more Puebloans. On Friday, the center cut the ribbon on the final part of the three-year expansion, a new pharmacy and outreach center designed to help the agency expand its client base.
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August 31, 2011 In The News
We must keep the promise to our senior citizens by protecting Medicare and Social Security. Currently, Medicare is on an unsustainable path. If Washington fails to act, the Medicare trustees – made up primarily of members of President Obama’s Cabinet – report that Medicare will be bankrupt by 2024.
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August 31, 2011 In The News
The Air Force is revising its plan for controversial low-altitude training flights over Colorado to avoid the Eastern Plains, including the Army's Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site northeast of Trinidad. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., was given that assurance in recent meetings with the Air Force, his staff confirmed Friday while Tipton was visiting Pueblo and the Colorado State Fair.
August 31, 2011 In The News
This compares with Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican from Cortez, who has held three town halls in far-ranging locales (Grand Junction, Pueblo and Cortez) and had almost a dozen public appearances, including the Montezuma County Fair and a question-and-answer session with Action 22, a group of mostly rural community leaders.
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August 31, 2011 In The News
Interruption of speeches at Colorado Water Congress conventions with applause is rare, but then U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is a good public speaker and he obviously struck a strong chord when he railed about the rising U.S. debt Wednesday. “I am having a tough time getting my arms around what is a million dollars, let a alone a billion dollars and now $14.3 trillion dollars,” he said, citing the U.S.
August 31, 2011 In The News
I too, want to voice my support for Scott Tipton. He is representing all his constituents, not just those in his own party.
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