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Tipton To Host Telephone Town Hall

Congressman Scott Tipton will host a telephone town hall meeting next week. The town hall will take place Monday starting at 6 and all from our area are invited to participate. Tipton says that while it’s not always possible to visit all of the 29 counties he represents as much as he would like, the telephone town hall will give all constituents the opportunity to Continue reading

Tipton: US Needs All-Of-The-Above Energy Policy

In an effort to create an all-of-the-above energy plan in the United States, Congressman Scott Tipton re-introduced the Planning for American Energy Act last week in the House of Representatives.  The bill calls for the Energy Information Administration to protect U.S. energy needs over the next 30 years and for the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to Continue reading

Congress Passes VA Accountability Bill

The VA Accountability and Whistle-blower Protection Act, a bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees was passed last week by the US House of Representatives.  The legislation would make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to discipline or fire employees who do not provide Continue reading

CO Officials Talk Trump Budget Proposal

President Donald Trump released his budget for the fiscal year 2018 yesterday to mixed reviews, including those from Colorado elected officials. Proponents of the budget applauded trumps fiscal conservativeness, while opponents say the budget goes too far in cutting programs that specifically go to benefit the middle and lower class, like Medicaid. Some critics of the budget are also questioning the accuracy of its figures, claiming that some of the Continue reading

Tipton Votes To Repeal And Replace Obama Care

The American Health Care Act, the Republican legislation aimed at repealing and replacing Obama Care, was approved yesterday by the US House of Representatives. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton was part of the Republican contingent that voted for the bill. Tipton says that the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care is broken, so he could no longer stand Continue reading

Legislation Introduced To Move BLM Office West

Legislation has been introduced in both the US House and Senate, that would authorize the federal government to move the national BLM office to the Western United States. Senator Cory Gardner and Congressman Scott Tipton both introduced legislation in their respective chambers this week, which Continue reading

CO Representatives React To Trump’s Energy Plans

Not surprisingly, elected officials in Colorado had mixed reactions to  President Trump’s executive order, which targeted regulations contained within President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.  Congressman Scott Tipton applauded Continue reading

Tipton To Serve On Natural Resources Committee

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has announced he will serve on two different committees during the next congressional session. Tipton will serve on the House Financial Committee on Natural Resources, and will be the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Service Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. As a member of the Natural Continue reading

Tipton Responds To Power Plant Retirement Announcement

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton has released a statement regarding the news that the Nucla Station and Craig Station Unit 1 will be retired. Tipton stated that he “is increasingly concerned over the effect third party groups are having on state and federal regulatory matters. The ‘sue and settle’ tactic employed by many Continue reading

Yampa Valley Young Pro’s Meet With Congressman Tipton

YVYP TiptonA group from the Yampa Valley Young Professionals sat down  with US Colorado congressman Scott Tipton Wednesday night to discuss opioid abuse, the upcoming election, and challenges facing Northwest Colorado. Tipton provided insight into the steps that he and his colleagues have taken to battle opiod abuse, highlighting legislation that he sponsored aimed at curbing the issue. The group also discussed governmental Continue reading

Tipton To Talk Opioid Abuse Thursday

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300There will be a meeting in Craig this week to discuss the opioid abuse epidemic. Colorado US Congressman Scott Tipton will be there to provide insight into the steps that federal, state, and local governments are taking to combat the issue. The meeting is set up to allow the Congressman to gather feedback on the impact of existing programs from Continue reading

Tipton, Glynn And Rankin Win In Colorado Primary

election resultsResults are in for the Colorado Primary and the closest race that occurred yesterday was for the Colorado Board of Education. Joyce Rankin, wife of Colorado Representative Bob Rankin will maintain her seat on the school board as the District 3 representative. Rankin received 56% of Continue reading