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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressmen Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass bipartisan legislation to increase transparency and oversight of funds paid out under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). The Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act (H.R.752) passed the House with a unanimous vote.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced the names of 26 students from Colorado’s Third Congressional District who received a Service Academy nomination. The individuals were selected based on meeting or exceeding the rigorous requirements of the respective academy and Congressman Tipton’s office.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressmen Scott Tipton (R-CO) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced the Space Resources Institute Act (H.R. 1029), taking the first steps to establish an institution focused on maintaining the United States’ preeminence in space.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after the President delivered the State of the Union Address:

January 28, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced bills to support responsible energy development and additional funding for education. The bills, the Planning for American Energy Act (H.R.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Scott Tipton issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement to temporarily end the partial government shutdown:

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operational Risk (TAILOR) Act (H.R. 741).

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January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced H.R. 485, the “Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services’ Act” (VREASA).

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced two bills that are critical to the protection of water and private property rights. The Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 579) upholds federal deference to state water law and prevents federal takings of privately held water rights.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter regarding disaster relief for communities impacted by wildfires on federal lands to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

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In The News

September 18, 2018 In The News

It has been eight years since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and in that time, those living in Colorado’s Third District have seen their healthcare steadily become less affordable and less accessible than ever before.

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September 12, 2018 In The News

Federal administration and elected officials in Grand Junction Tuesday touted not just the job benefits but the geopolitical case for liquefied natural gas export projects like Jordan Cove in Oregon, while an official for that project said space in it is being set aside for gas production from the Rockies.

August 13, 2018 In The News

Wildfires have already had a devastating impact on Colorado and the Third District this year, destroying tens of thousands of acres and hundreds of homes.

July 25, 2018 In The News

The Bureau of Land Management confirmed July 19 that it was moving its headquarters from Washington, D.C. to somewhere in the West. Salt Lake City, Boise and Denver are all on the short list -- as well as Grand Junction. Republican Rep.

July 24, 2018 In The News

After the tragic events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, many brave Americans joined the Armed Forces and served our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. During their time in the Middle East, they encountered many dangers, and unfortunately for some of these heroes, one specific threat followed them home.

July 21, 2018 In The News

Every parent, teacher, and school administrator in Colorado would agree that funding our schools is of the utmost importance. If our state and nation's future is going to be a successful one, then the workforce of tomorrow must have access to qualified educators and sufficient resources.

July 16, 2018 In The News

Last year, all eyes turned to North Korea as the hermit kingdom launched yet another ballistic missile, this time into the Sea of Japan. Actions like this pose a huge threat to global security and are cause for immediate concern.

June 24, 2018 In The News

On Jan. 23, 1968, the USS Pueblo and its crew were attacked by the North Korean military while peacefully sailing in international waters. The crew of the ship valiantly tried to resist capture, but were outgunned and eventually forced to surrender. During the struggle, Petty Officer Duane Hodges was killed by enemy gunfire and multiple members of the crew were injured.

June 14, 2018 In The News

Western Colorado is home to vast natural resources that can and will power the economy through the 21st century and beyond if responsibly developed.

May 23, 2018 In The News

For the past decade, the national debt has been increasing at an alarming rate, while billions of dollars sit in unused accounts across the federal government, in many cases no longer legally eligible to be used.

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