Tag Archives: Scott Tipton

NW Colorado Students Nominated To Service Academies

Four area students have been nominated by Congressman Scott Tipton for admission to a U.S. Service Academy. Those nominated are Charles Harrington and Grant Janka of Steamboat, and Casey Turner and Sheridan Harvey of Meeker. Harrison and Continue reading

New Rule To Protect Water From Coal

The Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation has finalized it’s new Stream Protection Rule which is intended to improve the balance between environmental protection and coal production in the United States. T he new rule will look to better protect streams, fish and wildlife from the impacts of surface coal mining operations by providing Continue reading

Local Areas To Gain Control Over Controlled Burns

controlled-burns-300A bill that would give local governments more control over prescribed burns that happen in their area was recently passed out of the US House of Representatives. The Prescribed Burn Approval Act will require the federal government to coordinate with state and local fire officials before initiating a Continue reading

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