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February 20, 2020 Press Release

Following the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision today to delay its vote on the Jordan Cove Project, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to FERC Chairman Chaterjee urging the Commission to minimize further delays in permitting for the project. Tipton’s letter reads:

February 13, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) measure to study the impact wilderness designations in the West have on Department of Defense readiness passed through the House of Representatives as an amendment to H.R. 2545, the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act.

Speaking in support of the amendment Tipton said, in part:

February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced a huge victory for the Arkansas Valley Conduit and communities in Southeastern Colorado.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tonight, President Trump delivered the State of the Union Address highlighting the impact of his administration’s policies over the last three years. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) gave the following statement after the speech.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Bureau of Reclamation (BoR) announced its additional funding distribution for the remainder of the fiscal year, which included $28 million for the Arkansas Valley Conduit (AVC) Project.

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January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics accepted an amendment offered by Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) during the markup of the NASA Reauthorization legislation.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Yesterday, 68 members from the House of Representative’s Save Minor League Baseball Task Force introduced a resolution reaffirming their support for maintaining the existing structure between Major League Baseball and its Minor League affiliates.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, President Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) signaling a boost for Colorado workers. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) released the following statement after the president signed the trade agreement:

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today marks 75 years since Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated and is remembered by the world as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. To commemorate the solemn day, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) signed onto a letter denouncing anti-Semitism and voted in support of H.R.

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January 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucus released the following statements after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the improved definition for "waters of the United States" with the Navigable Waters Protection Rule:

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In The News

March 11, 2019 In The News

Nearly 20 veterans commit suicide every day according to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). That’s a staggering 7,300 veterans a year, or nearly triple the American deaths attributed to the entire War in Afghanistan.

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.

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