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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) took to the House Floor earlier this week to speak about the success that families and small businesses in Colorado are currently experiencing thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported twenty-five pieces of legislation that will help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic. Included in this series of bills was the Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department (ALTO) Act (H.R.

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation that would rescind more than $15 billion in previously appropriated, but unobligated, funding that is currently sitting in unused accounts. The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging that the EPA permanently protect the water quality of communities downstream from Colorado Springs, that are currently being polluted as a result of the city’s inadequate stormwater system.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced the Law Enforcement Protection Act (H.R. 6025), which would help provide America’s law enforcement officers with Type III body armor that can withstand rifle ballistics.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed a bill to help stem the rise in gang violence across Colorado and the nation. The Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 (H.R.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) today released the following statement after President Trump signed into law the VA MISSION Act, which includes a provision from his Veterans Improved Access and Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 4642) to expand access to local healthcare options.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a House Committee on Natural Resources markup, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to advance legislation that would streamline broadband projects to help bring high-speed broadband to rural communities. The Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018 (H.R.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

GRAND JUNCTION, CO – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) stressed the importance of utilizing Western Colorado’s vast energy resources at a House Natural Resources Committee field hearing entitled Examining the Natural Gas and Oil Shale Opportunities in Western Colorado.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515), which will provide funding to rebuild the military, authorize a pay raise for troops, and make investments in missile defense.

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In The News

June 13, 2017 In The News
Did you know the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 includes more regulations than all other laws signed by President Barack Obama combined?
June 11, 2017 In The News
A review of the Interior Department’s plans to conserve the greater sage-grouse with land management is a welcome development, northwest Colorado officials said.
May 19, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity visit Pueblo and Alamosa to share updates on the federal response to the opioid abuse epidemic.

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May 5, 2017 In The News
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recently announced that the agency will provide $485 million in federal grants to states to combat the opioid abuse epidemic.
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April 7, 2017 In The News

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2017 3rd District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students must submit their entries no later than May 1.

April 7, 2017 In The News

Though President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget calls for elimination of Essential Air Service – which would hurt Cortez – airport manager Russ Machen said recently that there’s no cause for alarm.

“Year after year, it survives,” he said.

April 2, 2017 In The News

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton (R-District 3) represents one of the largest geographical districts in the country. He sits on the Subcommittee on Mineral and Energy Resources and the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy recently spoke with Tipton about proposed legislation and his philosophy on public lands.

March 17, 2017 In The News
Colorado and some local jurisdictions in the southwestern part of the state are getting fractions of what was initially sought in reimbursement money from the Environmental Protection Agency for the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill, but received another $54,000 Thursday.
March 11, 2017 In The News

I recently had the opportunity to visit with more than 5,220 constituents during a telephone town hall meeting. 

February 8, 2017 In The News
The US House of representatives passed a resolution yesterday to void the BLM’s Planning 2.0 rule that took effect in December.

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