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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

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June 30, 2017 Press Release
For 241 years, Americans have demonstrated their passion for living in a country founded on protecting “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness,” by celebrating Independence Day.
June 29, 2017 Press Release
The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 (H.R. 2936), a bill to prevent catastrophic wildfires on National Forest System land, has cleared the House Natural Resources Committee.
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June 28, 2017 Press Release
The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force presented its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress on June 27, 2017.
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June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) bill to protect privately-held water rights and uphold state water law passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee.
June 23, 2017 Press Release
The beneficial use of water in Colorado has a long history. It can be traced back to the mid 1800’s, when people started settling the land that would become Colorado and the Western United States.
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June 23, 2017 Press Release
Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, appeared before the House Natural Resources Committee to present the Administration’s proposed 2018 budget for the Department.
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June 21, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Reliability Protection Act (H.R. 1873), which will help prevent catastrophic wildfires on federal land by streamlining the process for clearing overgrown vegetation around power lines.
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) reintroduced the Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), a bill that would uphold federal deference to state water law and prevent federal takings of privately held water rights.
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June 16, 2017 Press Release
For too long, the U.S. has operated with no comprehensive plan for meeting the inevitable increased demand for energy created by both traditional and renewable resources. As the energy economy continues to evolve, we must develop a true all-of-the-above energy strategy that will ensure both U.S. energy security and affordable power for American families well into the future.
June 16, 2017 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee considered a draft of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.
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July 15, 2016 In The News
A Colorado lawmaker is coming to Grand Junction next week to get feedback on the growing problem of opioid abuse. U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton calls the widespread drug abuse an epidemic that's having a tragic impact across the state.
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July 7, 2016 In The News
Abandoned mine land reclamation took a step forward in Congress this week as the House passed the “Bureau of Land Management Foundation Act,” which aims to set up funds to clean up abandoned mine sites.
July 6, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced that the state of Colorado will receive approximately $35.6 million through the federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for fiscal year 2016 ...
July 1, 2016 In The News
Rep. Scott Tipton has been traveling throughout Southern Colorado speaking to communities about the heroin and opioid addiction that many of them, including Pueblo, are facing.
July 1, 2016 In The News
Opioid use in Pueblo County has caught the attention of U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton.
July 1, 2016 In The News
State, federal and local delegates met in Pueblo, on Friday, to discuss taking action against the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic.
June 30, 2016 In The News
The Piceance Basin’s 66 trillion cubic feet of natural gas should be taken into account by a federal agency as it considers a West Coast export terminal, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo.
June 24, 2016 In The News
The Office of Management and Budget’s involvement in an environmental study of the North Fork coal area is creating uncertainty, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said in a letter to the agency head.
June 24, 2016 In The News
Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, released a statement Thursday on Facebook condemning the sit-in by Democrats on the floor of the House.

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