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Feds Put Pause on New Coal Leasing

department-of-interiorSecretary Sally Jewell announced today that the Interior Department will put a pause on new coal leasing and launch a comprehensive review to identify and evaluate reforms to the federal coal program in order to ensure that it provides a fair return to taxpayers and reflect its impacts on the environment, while continuing to help meet our energy needs. This is another step along the path that President Obama Continue reading

Tipton On Obamacare Repeal Bill

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday released a statement regarding the bill  that rolls back the Affordable Care Act and strips federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year.  The President has said he will repeal the bill.  Tipton stated that if the President “vetoes this repeal effort, he will be admitting that he is unwilling to fix the failures of the law and work toward accessible and affordable healthcare for all Americans—something Obamacare has drastically failed to do.”   Tipton went on the say Continue reading

Congressman Tipton Nominates Two Steamboat Students

american-flag-1-300Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday announced that 24 students from Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District have received a nomination from his office to attend U.S. Service Academies next year. The students were selected based on meeting or exceeding the stringent requirements of the Continue reading

Tipton On EPA’s ‘Covert Propaganda’ Campaign

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) underscored that even the Administration’s illegal ‘covert propaganda’ effort has failed to build support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS), an attempt to expand federal control over private and state-governed surface water rights. A report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) this week concluded that the EPA Continue reading

Shop Small Businesses This Saturday

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Highlighting the positive impacts small businesses have on communities across the nation, Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday encouraged his constituents to participate in Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has become the traditional day to show support for local businesses and recognize their impact on communities.  Tipton stated that “Shopping small is a sure way to find unique, high quality items, and it’s a great opportunity Continue reading

Gardner, Coffman, Vote to Maintain Immigration Program

IMMIGRATION SERVICESColorado Republican Representatives Mike Coffman and Cory Gardner both voted Friday to maintain a measure created by President Barack Obama granting work permits to immigrants brought here illegally as kids.  The two Congressmen – both seeking re-election in a state with a large Hispanic Continue reading

Udall and Gardner Spar Over Birth Control

gardnermark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is trying to make “birth control” the central issue of his race against Cory Gardner.  Udall says Gardner’s record on voting against Continue reading

Gardner Joins in Fight Against EPA Proposed Rule

WATER CONSERVATIONThis week, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) joined Congressman Scott Tipton in opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest “water grab” attempt.  Gardner and 45 Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucuses sent a letter to Environmental Protection Continue reading

Tipton to Visit Northwest Colorado Next Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton will be in Northwest Colorado next week to give constituents a legislative update, and hear concerns from citizens.  Although his itinerary hasn’t yet been finalized, Tipton plans to stop in Steamboat and Craig.  In Craig, he’ll hold a Town Hall meeting, meet with City and County officials and Craig Rotary.  Tipton’s latest efforts have had him fighting to limit Continue reading