Tag Archives: Scott Tipton

Elected Officials Respond To Cancellation Of Oil & Gas Leases

oil-and-gas-drilling-300An announcement was made earlier this week that Secretary of the interior Sally Jewell, Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, have agreed to cancel 25 oil and gas leases on the Roan Plateau on the Thompson Divide, located in the White River National Forest. The news of the Continue reading

Congress Looks At Improving Telephone Service In Rural Communities

phone-iconThe US House of Representatives is attempting to improve telephone connectivity in rural areas like Northwest Colorado by passing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act. The bill received a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives yesterday. According to Congressman Scott Tipton, while people in urban areas take reliable phone Continue reading

Rule Could Result In Nearly 80,000 Lost Coal Jobs

coalplugHouse Republicans are looking to put a stop to a rule that could cost the U.S. tens of thousands of coal mining jobs. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton is pushing to add a provision to any possible end of year funding package.  The provision would end or delay the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation’s proposed Stream Protection Rule.  The purpose of the Stream Continue reading

A “Better Way” To Protect The United States

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300In the final excerpt from our conversation with Scott Tipton about The Better Way Program, the Congressman focuses on National security and how the program is designed to help protect Americans from threats both at home and abroad. He explains how the better way program would deal with the Syrian refugee issue. The full version of this portion Continue reading

A “Better Way”- Constitution, Taxes, And Healthcare

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300So far in Wild West Radio’s conversation with Congressman Tipton about the House Republican’s Better Way Program, the Congressman provided an overview of the plan and touched on how it could improve the economy and create new jobs. Today, in part three of our interview, congressman Tipton touched on how the plan would restore Continue reading

A “Better Way” To Improve The Economy

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Yesterday, in part one of our interview with Congressman Tipton, he gave Wild West Radio an overview of The Better Way Program, which is House Republicans response to policies enacted by the Obama administration. Today congressman Tipton focuses on how the plan is intended to improve the economy and create new jobs. That Continue reading

Republicans Respond To Obama With A “Better Way”

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300The Better Way Program has been created by U.S. House republicans in a response to policies enacted by the Obama administration. The plan looks to restore constitutional authority, foster new jobs and economic growth, ensure affordable and accessible health care, and protect Americans from threats both home and abroad. Colorado Congressman Continue reading

Tipton Talks Opiod Legislation

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has cosponsored legislation intended to push back against opioid abuse and addiction in the US and Northwest Colorado. The Congressman has put forth legislation that would require additional labeling for opioid medication, and another bill that would change the patient evaluation systems for Continue reading

Coloradans To Pay More For Insurance

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The Colorado Division of Insurance announced earlier this week that premiums for individual insurance plans are expected to increase by over 20% in Colorado in 2017. The news comes on the heels of a May announcement from United Health Care and Humana in which the companies declared they will no longer offer individual plans for Colorado residents in 2017. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in June that approximately Continue reading

Bennet And Tipton Respond To Obama Address

obamaTwo Colorado Legislators released statements regarding last night’s State of Union Address by President Obama. Congressman Scott Tipton said that “President Obama gave a damage control speech and Americans are fed up with seven years of the President’s go it alone overreach that disregards the Constitution and excludes any ideas that aren’t his own.” Tipton also asked if, “the American people are better off than they were seven years ago when the President took office.” 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

Letter To Secretary Jewell in Support of Trapper Mine

 

JEWELLU.S. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Governor John Hickenlooper, and Congressman Scott Tipton yestrday sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urging DOI to complete the court-ordered Environmental Assessment for Trapper Mine prior to April 30th. Trapper Mine’s permit was covered under the same environmental review that the U.S. District Court in Colorado deemed deficient for Colowyo Mine, but Trapper Mine was initially believed to be unaffected. Further review led to a negotiation with the Office of Continue reading