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How To Attend A Service Academy

military plaquesHigh school students that are interested in attending a United States service academy are invited to attend an information day this Saturday. The meeting will take place at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. Representatives from the offices of Continue reading

Tipton Representative In NW Colorado This Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300In addition to mobile office hours that are being held in Meeker and Craig Wednesday, a member of U.S. Representative Scott Tipton’s staff will also be in Steamboat Thursday and in Walden on Friday. George Rossman, Tipton’s Field Representative, will now be available tomorrow morning from 9 to 11:30 in Meeker, Continue reading

Tipton Representative In Craig And Meeker Wednesday

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A member of U.S. Representative Scott Tiptons staff will be in Northwest Colorado Wednesday. George Rossman, Tiptons Field Representative, will hold office hours Wednesday morning in Meeker from 9:00 to 11:30 in a conference room at the Fairfield Community Center. Rossman will also be in Craig Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 5 at the Moffat Continue reading

Interior Official Tours Trapper

Trapper-Mine-300A representative from the department of interior is in Northwest Colorado to tour the Trapper mine today. Janice Schneider, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s assistant secretary for land and minerals management took a tour of Twentymile mine in Routt County yesterday. During her visit to the mine today Schneider plans to meet with representatives from Continue reading

Tipton Questions Obama Administration

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton, in an exclusive interview with Wild West Radio News, said that he believes the Obama administration and the EPA are doing everything they can to kill coal jobs across the country which is having a negative effect on families in  Northwest Colorado. During the interview, Congressman Tipton also responded to questions Continue reading

Tipton And Others Question Financial Regulators

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Scott Tipton and 120 members of congress sent a letter yesterday addressed to United States financial regulators asking them for further clarifications of the regulations that they are applying to the nation’s financial institutions.  The letter expresses concern over the impact that expanding regulatory burdens are having on the ability of the nation’s banks, particularly those in small communities, to serve the economic needs of a Continue reading

House Condemns Terror

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Earlier in the week, Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton and the United States House of Representatives voted unanimously to condemn the Brussels terrorist attacks. In a statement released by Tipton he said that he knows the measure will not bring back those injured in the attack, or Continue reading

Tipton Honored For Small Business Efforts

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton received the Spirit of Enterprise award earlier in the week for his work to encourage economic development from the United States Chamber of Commerce. Tipton says that his own experiences running a business have allowed him to understand how difficult it can be to keep our economy moving in the right direction. Tipton also said that he will continue to fight in the house Continue reading

Tipton Advocates For Alternative To Clean Power Plan

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Tipton spoke in favor last week of the Carbon Capture Act which provides incentives for the private sector to develop carbon capture and storage methods.  The Carbon Capture Act is a response to the Presidents Clean Power Plan and was originally sponsored by Tipton.  The Carbon Capture Act would put the onus on the private Continue reading

Tipton and Bennet Respond To Presidents Gitmo Proposal

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Senator Michael Bennet and Congressman Scott Tipton responded yesterday to President Obama’s speech where he proposed closing the Guantanamo Bay prison before the end of his term in office. If the President moves ahead with a plan one of the possible locations to relocate detainees is the Supermax Prison in Florence Colorado. While Bennet and Tipton rarely agree, they both have come out against any call by the president to move the Guantanamo prisoners into prisons located in the United States. In his response to the President speech, Tipton stated that he believes Continue reading

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