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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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July 15, 2014 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee included Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) language to protect privately-held water rights as part of the FY 2015 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
July 15, 2014 Press Release
Funds cannot be used to list Gunnison or Greater Sage Grouse under the bill
July 14, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Tipton has introduced two pieces of legislation to protect private landowners from federal land management agency errors, and increase transparency in federal land exchanges and acquisitions.
July 11, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) demanded the withdrawal of a proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule under which the agency would garnish Americans’ paychecks to collect fines.
July 11, 2014 Press Release
The House passed the 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 4923) which includes an amendment by Reps. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Scott Tipton (R-CO) to ensure the completion of vital projects to deliver clean drinking water.
July 9, 2014 Press Release
Congressmen Tipton and Gardner outlined concerns over the President’s use of the Antiquities Act to unilaterally designate lands in western states as national monuments, and warned against any such action on the Vermillion Basin.
July 7, 2014 Press Release
Citing a lack of community consensus and support, Congressman Tipton announced that he will not draft or introduce any legislation that attempts to change the status of the Colorado National Monument to a national park...
July 3, 2014 Press Release
From my family to yours I want to wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July!
June 26, 2014 Press Release
The Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act (H.R. 4889) includes Congressman Scott Tipton’s plan to responsibly develop all of America’s energy resources according to the needs of the American people (H.R. 1394).
June 26, 2014 Press Release
The hearing to examined the disparity between the growing rate of domestic crude oil production and a limited refining capacity, as well as how that mismatch impacts small energy businesses, energy costs, and the broader economy.

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February 23, 2011 In The News
Wednesday, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced that it has solid leads in 40 unsolved crimes as the result of evidence obtained under the 4-month-old Katie’s Law. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, should be proud. More to the point, his effort to enact a federal version of the law deserves support.
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February 23, 2011 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Colorado’s congressional delegation renewed calls to the Federal Communication Commission on Thursday to bring Colorado television broadcasts to La Plata and Montezuma counties.
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February 23, 2011 In The News
With a $1.5 trillion deficit projected for this year, it’s clear that our economy is still ailing. We can’t treat the symptoms while the underlying cause, spending, continues to ravage the economy unabated.
February 23, 2011 In The News
As House Republicans try to push $60 billion in spending cuts — a much larger cut, thanks to a freshman class uprising — Speaker John Boehner and fellow GOP leaders are caught somewhere between coddling and fearing these powerful rookie House members.
February 23, 2011 In The News
House Republicans were giddy when President Barack Obama took a pass on entitlement reform in his 2012 budget, ripping him for punting on the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
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February 23, 2011 In The News
Other freshmen picked up on that theme Monday, lambasting the bill for cutting too little spending and raising taxes. “What’s dismaying is that the president doesn’t get it,” said Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican from Colorado. “I’ve likened it to the gnat on the back of the elephant.”
February 23, 2011 In The News
SOUTHERN COLORADO is blessed to have an energetic new team in the U.S. House of Representatives, with Scott Tipton serving from the 3rd District and Cory Gardner from the 4th.
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February 23, 2011 In The News
“This is just another piece of the Interior Department and Obama administration’s ‘no-across-the-board’ energy policy,” said a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo.
January 20, 2011 In The News
Cortez Congressman Scott Tipton joined fellow Republicans on Wednesday in supporting a bill to repeal federal health care legislation passed last year.
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January 20, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., voted Wednesday to repeal the year-old health care law, hours after he spoke by telephone with constituents during a town hall meeting.
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