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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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March 11, 2014 Press Release
The Members urged the Administration and both the Senate and House Appropriations Committees to make more resources available to allow the Conduit’s construction to move ahead as planned.
March 6, 2014 Press Release
The community-driven legislation would protect the Hermosa Creek Watershed—a 108,000 acre area in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango—as well as protect multiple use of the land.
March 4, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton highlighted legislation being considered in the House this week that would help provide relief for families struggling to pay rising costs to heat their homes.
March 4, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton issued this statement following the release of the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015. Since 2009, the U.S. debt has increased by $6.8 trillion.
March 3, 2014 Press Release
Students in grades 9 through 12 that attend school (or homeschool) in the 3rd District are eligible to participate and should submit their work no later than April 11.
February 28, 2014 Press Release
Closes loopholes federal agencies use to avoid regulatory review.
February 27, 2014 Press Release
Amends bill to ensure annual review of regulations at federal agencies.
February 27, 2014 Press Release
On the heels of the recent non-partisan report that the un-Affordable Care Act will increase premium costs for 11 million small business employees, Rep.Tipton spoke on the floor of the House in favor of passing an alternative solution.
February 26, 2014 Press Release
The Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 (H.R. 3865), which passed the House, would prohibit the Administration from implementing proposed rules that would essentially codify the IRS practice of targeting conservative groups.
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February 11, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement following the vote in the House on a clean raise of the debt ceiling. Tipton voted against the measure.

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February 23, 2011 In The News
With a $1.5 trillion deficit projected for this year, it’s clear that our economy is still ailing. We can’t treat the symptoms while the underlying cause, spending, continues to ravage the economy unabated.
February 23, 2011 In The News
As House Republicans try to push $60 billion in spending cuts — a much larger cut, thanks to a freshman class uprising — Speaker John Boehner and fellow GOP leaders are caught somewhere between coddling and fearing these powerful rookie House members.
February 23, 2011 In The News
House Republicans were giddy when President Barack Obama took a pass on entitlement reform in his 2012 budget, ripping him for punting on the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
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February 23, 2011 In The News
Other freshmen picked up on that theme Monday, lambasting the bill for cutting too little spending and raising taxes. “What’s dismaying is that the president doesn’t get it,” said Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican from Colorado. “I’ve likened it to the gnat on the back of the elephant.”
February 23, 2011 In The News
SOUTHERN COLORADO is blessed to have an energetic new team in the U.S. House of Representatives, with Scott Tipton serving from the 3rd District and Cory Gardner from the 4th.
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February 23, 2011 In The News
“This is just another piece of the Interior Department and Obama administration’s ‘no-across-the-board’ energy policy,” said a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo.
January 20, 2011 In The News
Cortez Congressman Scott Tipton joined fellow Republicans on Wednesday in supporting a bill to repeal federal health care legislation passed last year.
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January 20, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., voted Wednesday to repeal the year-old health care law, hours after he spoke by telephone with constituents during a town hall meeting.
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December 30, 2010 In The News
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013.
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