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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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November 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. -- During a hearing in the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Vice Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03), stressed the importance of guaranteeing that every federal dollar allocated for disaster recovery within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is properly spent.

October 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold mobile office hours in Saguache County on November 9, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- During a Committee on Natural Resources hearing entitled Empowering State Based Management Solutions for Greater Sage Grouse Recovery, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) questioned three expert witnesses about the success of Western sage grouse management plans and emphasized the need for continued coordination between federal, state and local partners.

October 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and U.S. Sen. John Barraso (R-WY) urged U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to implement policy changes that will require federal agencies to recognize state authority for permitting water use when deciding permits, leases, licenses, and any other land use agreements.

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October 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Members of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Aspen / Pitkin and Rio Grande Counties from November 1-2, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

October 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) better detect the transport of illegal synthetic opioids across U.S. borders.

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October 16, 2017 Press Release

A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) staff will hold office hours in Moffat, Routt, and Jackson Counties from Oct. 23-25, 2017. During these mobile office hours, Tipton’s staff will be able to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk (TAILOR) Act (H.R. 1116) has passed through the House Committee on Financial Services with a bipartisan vote and will now move to the House floor.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

On October 11, 2017, the House Natural Resources Committee reported out of the committee H.R. 3990, the National Monument Creation and Protection Act. Prior to voting to report the bill, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) spoke about the value of Colorado’s National Monuments and the need for transparency and local input in the land designation process.

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October 11, 2017 Press Release

At the end of September, we celebrated National Public Lands Day. Communities across Colorado marked the occasion by hosting volunteer and recreation events and National Parks offered free admission. Growing up in western Colorado, National Parks have been a big part of my life and have been the backdrop of countless memories for me and my family.

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In The News

September 16, 2016 In The News
I recently returned to Washington, D.C., after a productive August district work period. I always prefer to be home working in Colorado, and over the past several weeks I have enjoyed traveling across our district, visiting with constituents and local officials ...
September 14, 2016 In The News
A measure aimed at reducing the regulatory burden on community banks passed the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.
August 29, 2016 In The News
Despite the federal Clean Power Plan being stalled in the courts, Colorado may still move ahead with plans to reduce green house gas pollution from power plants.
August 28, 2016 In The News
For communities throughout Colorado, it is difficult to hear and read about the effects of the ongoing abuse epidemic of heroin and other opioids.
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August 22, 2016 In The News
Community members and human service agencies gathered last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction, heroin abuse...
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August 6, 2016 In The News
In the year since the Gold King Mine blowout, congressional leaders have pushed several bills addressing the spill and other issues associated with leaking abandoned mines.
July 22, 2016 In The News
As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., tackle the nation’s growing problem of prescription drug abuse, Rep. Scott Tipton turned to the communities he represents to help him understand prescription opioid and heroin abuse.
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July 22, 2016 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton is giving students on the Western Slope a chance to show off their digital skills and 'code' their way into the national spotlight, with the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.
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July 21, 2016 In The News
Congressman Scott Tipton has received plaudits for voting on Wednesday to support a bill that strengthens the federal government’s response to serious mental illness in communities across Colorado and the nation.
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July 20, 2016 In The News
“The supply is never in question,” Bev Lampley of Catholic Outreach told U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., during a roundtable in which Grand Valley residents...

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