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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to help both financial institutions and law enforcement better recognize and prevent the illicit financing of transfers and exports of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons passed out of the House Financial Services Committee.

July 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) made the following statement after the opening of the 1-million-square-foot Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado:

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed language from Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), to prevent the federal government from using funds to circumvent state water law or violate private property and water rights.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee advanced Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bipartisan legislation to support recreation on ski areas in Colorado and across the nation that are currently operating on National Forest Service lands. The Ski Area Fee Retention Act (H.R.

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July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) introduced the Improving Strategies to Counter Weapons Proliferation Act (H.R.

July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tipton (CO-03) introduced a bill that would incentivize more proactive, voluntary conservation efforts to help prevent listings under the Endangered Species Act. The bipartisan Land Ownership Collaboration Accelerates Life, otherwise known as the LOCAL Act (H.R.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to pass legislation to cut bureaucratic red tape and free up resources for Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) projects like the Arkansas Valley Conduit. The Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act (H.R.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) announced on Wednesday that they have introduced the Securing Airspace For Emergency Responders (SAFER) Act.

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In The News

February 23, 2018 In The News

During the past few years, one question I have often heard in the 3rd District is: "Why are the federal departments that have jurisdiction over most Western lands headquartered in Washington, D.C., rather than in Western states?" Particularly, why is the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management headquartered in Washington, when 99 percent of the more tha

February 2, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) that extends mobile banking access to rural Coloradans Monday evening.

The Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act of 2017 (H.R. 1457) passed with high bipartisan support on a 397-8 vote.

February 1, 2018 In The News

The opioid crisis continues to afflict our nation, and Colorado has not been immune — far from it. In fact, every year that goes by brings more and more tragic stories of those who are suffering or have lost their battles to drug use.

January 25, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., would vote to make public a memo that is said to raise questions about warrants granted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court, his Washington, D.C., office said.

January 16, 2018 In The News

It is an honor to represent the people of Colorado's Third Congressional District, and with the second session of the 115th Congress underway, I am focused on continuing to advance legislation to build economic opportunities for hardworking Colorado families, protect our nation's public lands, and guarantee safe and healthy communities.

December 28, 2017 In The News

There are many challenges facing hard-working families trying to maintain their way of life in rural America, but one of their greatest obstacles may be lack of access to a physical bank or credit union.

November 21, 2017 In The News

This past week the House of Representatives took a historical step forward and passed a comprehensive tax reform package. The last time the tax code was reformed was 1986, and since then, it has become convoluted, burdensome and has started working against Coloradan families and businesses.

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November 11, 2017 In The News

This Saturday is an important one for our nation. It is a day to remember the service and sacrifice of our veterans. Since the founding of our nation, brave men and women have answered the call to serve during times of peace, and during times of great need.

November 3, 2017 In The News

This summer, scenes of catastrophic wildfires in the West dominated the news. While wildfires are not new to those of us living in Western states, these recent fires have once more triggered important conversations about the federal government's response to these disasters and its overall forest management strategy, or lack thereof.

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