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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Third District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students who are mailing their artwork to the Grand Junction office must do so no later than April 20, 2018.

March 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) led a bipartisan letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies leadership requesting support for the National Park Foundation in fiscal year 2019. Tipton was joined on the letter by a bipartisan group of 29 House colleagues.

The letter reads, in part:

March 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) made the following statement after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the nationwide stay on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – During a House Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee hearing on global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) markets, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned a panel of expert witnesses on the importance of responsibly developing LNG resources, market opportunities for U.S.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – During a full hearing in the Financial Services Committee on the state of the economy, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned the newly appointed Chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed), Jerome Powell, on how the Fed plans to help reduce burdensome, one-size-fits-all regulations on well-managed small community banks and credit unions.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation to increase the penalties for websites that promote and facilitate sex trafficking online, delivering justice to the victims of these crimes. The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (H.R.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) advocated for the West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609) during a hearing in the House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee. H.R. 4609 would permit the U.S.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the House voted to pass a two-year budget agreement titled the Bipartisan Budget Act:

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted for the Continuing Resolution (CR), to keep the government funded through March 23, 2018. The CR would also extend funding for Community Health Centers for two years through the Community Health Center Fund. It passed with a vote of 245-182 and will head to the Senate next.

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February 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) made the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to finalize the delay of President Obama’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

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In The News

January 16, 2017 In The News
A recent analysis by the Competitive Enterprise Institute showed that for every law Congress passed in 2016, the Obama administration issued 18 rules and regulations.
January 13, 2017 In The News
Colorado’s U.S. senators and the state’s 3rd Congressional District representative objected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to deny claims that resulted from the Gold King Mine spill of August 2015.
January 13, 2017 In The News
Two weeks into 2017, it is clearer than ever that fixing our nation’s health care system will require a full repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
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January 11, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, has been appointed to serve as vice chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. He will serve under Subcommittee Chairwoman U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo
January 7, 2017 In The News
A recent analysis by the Competitive Enterprise Institute showed that for every law Congress passed in 2016, the Obama Administration issued 18 rules and regulations.
January 7, 2017 In The News
Two bills were passed by the US House of Representatives last week aimed at rolling back regulations instituted by President Obama in the final months of his presidency. Both could have major implications on the economy of Northwest Colorado.
January 3, 2017 In The News
An article about the 115th United States Congress.
December 9, 2016 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a provision Thursday aimed at speeding up the process for damage claims from last year’s Gold King Mine spill into Cement Creek, a tributary of the Animas River.
December 3, 2016 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton, R-District 3, voted in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the final National Defense Authorization Act or 2017.
November 15, 2016 In The News
The US House of Representatives is attempting to improve telephone connectivity in rural areas like Northwest Colorado by passing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act. The bill received a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives yesterday.

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