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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado


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March 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) cosponsored the Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act, which aims to reduce the use of opioids in hospital emergency departments by establishing an Alternatives to Opioids demonstration program in hospital systems across the country.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the co-chairs of the House Ski and Snowboard Caucus, introduced the Ski Area Fee Retention Act (H.R. 5171). This bipartisan legislation will support ski areas in Colorado, New Hampshire and across the country that are operating on National Forest System lands.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the first time in 28 years, establishing reforms to improve the agency. The RAY BAUM’S Act (H.R.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Third District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate. Students who are mailing their artwork to the Grand Junction office must do so no later than April 20, 2018.

March 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) led a bipartisan letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies leadership requesting support for the National Park Foundation in fiscal year 2019. Tipton was joined on the letter by a bipartisan group of 29 House colleagues.

The letter reads, in part:

March 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) made the following statement after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the nationwide stay on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – During a House Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee hearing on global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) markets, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned a panel of expert witnesses on the importance of responsibly developing LNG resources, market opportunities for U.S.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – During a full hearing in the Financial Services Committee on the state of the economy, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned the newly appointed Chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed), Jerome Powell, on how the Fed plans to help reduce burdensome, one-size-fits-all regulations on well-managed small community banks and credit unions.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation to increase the penalties for websites that promote and facilitate sex trafficking online, delivering justice to the victims of these crimes. The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (H.R.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) advocated for the West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Act of 2017 (H.R. 4609) during a hearing in the House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee. H.R. 4609 would permit the U.S.


In The News

January 11, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, has been appointed to serve as vice chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. He will serve under Subcommittee Chairwoman U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo
January 7, 2017 In The News
A recent analysis by the Competitive Enterprise Institute showed that for every law Congress passed in 2016, the Obama Administration issued 18 rules and regulations.
January 7, 2017 In The News
Two bills were passed by the US House of Representatives last week aimed at rolling back regulations instituted by President Obama in the final months of his presidency. Both could have major implications on the economy of Northwest Colorado.
January 3, 2017 In The News
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December 9, 2016 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a provision Thursday aimed at speeding up the process for damage claims from last year’s Gold King Mine spill into Cement Creek, a tributary of the Animas River.
December 3, 2016 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton, R-District 3, voted in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the final National Defense Authorization Act or 2017.
November 15, 2016 In The News
The US House of Representatives is attempting to improve telephone connectivity in rural areas like Northwest Colorado by passing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act. The bill received a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives yesterday.
November 14, 2016 In The News
Throughout my time in Congress, I have had the privilege of meeting many veterans from across the district and hearing fascinating stories detailing their military service and their contributions to communities across Colorado.
October 28, 2016 In The News
La Plata County took another step in a decades-long journey toward Denver TV access this week as county commissioners unanimously voted to petition the Federal Communications Commission for a market modification.
October 27, 2016 In The News
So far in Wild West Radio’s conversation with Congressman Tipton about the House Republican’s Better Way Program, the Congressman provided an overview of the plan and touched on how it could improve the economy and create new jobs.