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Mar 17, 2017 | The Denver Channel

EPA pays out $54K more to Colorado for Gold King Mine reimbursement costs

Colorado and some local jurisdictions in the southwestern part of the state are getting fractions of what was initially sought in reimbursement money from the Environmental Protection Agency for the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill, but received another $54,000 Thursday.

Mar 11, 2017 | Steamboat Today

Health care, regulations among top concerns

I recently had the opportunity to visit with more than 5,220 constituents during a telephone town hall meeting.

Feb 8, 2017 | KRAI Radio

U.S. House Looks to Give Land Control to Locals

The US House of representatives passed a resolution yesterday to void the BLM’s Planning 2.0 rule that took effect in December.

Feb 2, 2017 | The Denver Post

Colorado’s D.C. delegation rises above fray to back “commonsense” bipartisan, public lands bills

As public lands policy continues to pit Democrats against Republicans in a political battle over the future of federal lands, Colorado’s Washington delegation has united on a flurry of bills to protect the state’s public lands.

Feb 1, 2017 | Post Independent

Tipton on energy, lands subcommittees

Rep. Scott Tipton, whose congressional district includes Garfield County, has announced his subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress.

Jan 27, 2017 | Colorado Statesman

CO land bills reintroduced in Congress

Three members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation reintroduced four bills related to public lands and land use issues across the state on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Jan 27, 2017 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Pipeline decision warmly received

President Donald J. Trump’s reversal of previous policy on the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines augurs well for the Piceance Basin, the head of an industry association said.

Jan 25, 2017 | Colorado Statesman

Rural phone bill passes House

A bill to strengthen telephone connectivity in rural communities across the United States has passed the House for the second straight year.

Jan 25, 2017 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Letter to Trump: Move quickly on Jordan Cove project

A priority for President Donald J. Trump should be to appoint two Republicans to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which could revive the Jordan Cove project.

Jan 25, 2017 | Cortez Journal

Tipton: EPA freeze will not impact Superfund site

Congressman Scott Tipton’s office says freeze does not apply to projects already finalized.