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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 9, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Tipton issued the following reaction to the findings of an internal audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that showed over 57,000 veterans are currently waiting more than 90 days to get a first appointment.
June 6, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton toured the site of a new hydropower project on the Montrose and Delta Canal at Shavano Falls that will provide clean, renewable and affordable hydropower on the West Slope once completed.
June 5, 2014 Press Release
Tipton joined his House colleagues this week in urging Acting VA Sec. Gibson to allow all veterans waiting an excessive amount of time for healthcare to have immediate access to private-sector medical providers.
June 4, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued this statement on the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five senior Taliban leaders.
June 2, 2014 Press Release
The rules announced today through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could cost 224,000 jobs each year through 2030 according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
May 31, 2014 Press Release
During the tour, they received a briefing from the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office on coordinated federal, state and local efforts to assess ground conditions and determine additional threats posed by the mudslide to the Collbran area.
May 29, 2014 Press Release
Tipton questioned witnesses during a House Small Business Committee hearing to examine the impact that the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule to redefine “waters of the U.S.” would have on small businesses.
May 27, 2014 Press Release
The designation will provide producers in the Colorado River basin with necessary resources and funding to implement conservation projects and increase the sustainability of regional water, soil, wildlife, and related natural resources.
May 26, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued this statement on the mudslide in Mesa County on the Grand Mesa.
May 22, 2014 Press Release
I believe that one of the best ways we as a nation can honor these fallen heroes is to stand up for their brothers and sisters in arms and fix the problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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In The News

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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