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Congressman Scott Tipton

Representing the 3rd District of Colorado

Small Business

Small businesses play a vital role in the health of our nation’s economy, and their importance cannot be overstated. As a former small business owner, I signed the front of a paycheck for 30 years. I know firsthand the struggles and challenges small businesses and entrepreneurs face in today’s economic climate. My experience guides my work in Congress.  As Chairman of the Congressional Small Business Caucus, I am working to get government out of the way, so small businesses can do what they do best: create jobs and generate economic growth. Federal regulations have concentrated power in Washington, crippled small businesses, stunted job creation, and shuttered store fronts along Main Streets across America. I am working to advance policies that roll back unnecessary federal regulations, support small businesses, and empower entrepreneurs. 


More on Small Business

May 16, 2018 In The News

Did you know that there are 611,495 small businesses in Colorado that account for 99.5 percent of the state's businesses?

Or that 48.6 percent of employed Coloradans work at small businesses?

November 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) is encouraging Coloradans to participate in Small Business Saturday, which falls on November 25, 2017. As a former small business owner and Co-Chairman of the Congressional Small Business Caucus, Tipton is dedicated to emphasizing the importance of small businesses and all that they contribute to the nation’s success. Small Business Saturday is a day for Americans to head out into their communities and support locally owned small businesses.

November 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to create more stability and clarity for small business owners and their employees by replacing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) broadly expanded definition of “joint employer” with the original definition that had been successfully used at NLRB for decades. The Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441) passed with a vote of 242-181. 

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. The bill provides community banks and credit unions relief from onerous regulatory compliance burdens by requiring federal regulatory agencies to tailor regulations to fit the business model and risk profile of institutions.

April 20, 2017 Page

What is Trade Promotion Authority or TPA?

March 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has reintroduced the bipartisan Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act (H.R. 1457) in the 115th Congress.
March 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump addressed Congress during a Joint Session on Feb. 28, 2017.
September 29, 2016 Press Release
laying out our vision and the steps we need to take to get there. This is what the Better Way Agenda is all about.
May 12, 2016 Press Release
Tipton, a former small business owner, stressed the important role online lending markets play in expanding access to capital and the ongoing concern regulatory burdens pose to the growth of small businesses nationwide.
May 3, 2016 Press Release

A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s staff will hold office hours throughout the Third Congressional District. 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 Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Internal Revenue Service as well as acquiring American Flags flown over the United States Capitol and several other constituent services. Appointments are not necessary and all constituents are welcome to attend.