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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 28, 2017 Press Release
The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force presented its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress on June 27, 2017.
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June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to protect privately-held water rights and uphold state water law passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee.
June 23, 2017 Press Release
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid 1800’s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States.
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June 23, 2017 Press Release
Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, appeared before the House Natural Resources Committee to present the Administration’s proposed 2018 budget for the Department.
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June 21, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Reliability Protection Act (H.R. 1873), which will help prevent catastrophic wildfires on federal land by streamlining the process for clearing overgrown vegetation around power lines.
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
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June 16, 2017 Press Release
For too long, the U.S. has operated with no comprehensive plan for meeting the inevitable increased demand for energy created by both traditional and renewable resources. As the energy economy continues to evolve, we must develop a true all-of-the-above energy strategy that will ensure both U.S. energy security and affordable power for American families well into the future.
June 16, 2017 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee considered a draft of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.
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June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) re-introduces the Planning for American Energy Act.
June 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported the VETERAN Act (H.R. 2372) and the Broader Options for Americans Act (H.R. 2579).
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In The News

September 30, 2016 In The News
Colorado is home to over 400,000 of our nation’s veterans — men and women who have fought to protect our freedom in conflicts around the world.
September 28, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., advanced a measure through the House Wednesday to name the U.S. Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Pueblo after Colorado native and World War II Navy Cross recipient Pfc. James Dunn.
September 26, 2016 In The News
In advance of a congressional hearing on consumer access to banking services this week, ABA today wrote to leaders of the House subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit voicing its support for ...
September 16, 2016 In The News
I recently returned to Washington, D.C., after a productive August district work period. I always prefer to be home working in Colorado, and over the past several weeks I have enjoyed traveling across our district, visiting with constituents and local officials ...
September 14, 2016 In The News
A measure aimed at reducing the regulatory burden on community banks passed the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.
August 29, 2016 In The News
Despite the federal Clean Power Plan being stalled in the courts, Colorado may still move ahead with plans to reduce green house gas pollution from power plants.
August 28, 2016 In The News
For communities throughout Colorado, it is difficult to hear and read about the effects of the ongoing abuse epidemic of heroin and other opioids.
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August 22, 2016 In The News
Community members and human service agencies gathered last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction, heroin abuse...
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August 6, 2016 In The News
In the year since the Gold King Mine blowout, congressional leaders have pushed several bills addressing the spill and other issues associated with leaking abandoned mines.
July 22, 2016 In The News
As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., tackle the nation’s growing problem of prescription drug abuse, Rep. Scott Tipton turned to the communities he represents to help him understand prescription opioid and heroin abuse.
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