U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

DACA: Congress failing to act on immigration will weaken U.S. economy and security

The timing of the announcement of President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could not have been worse. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered an...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

EPA chief tours Gold King Mine; Colorado officials field questions

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s visit to the Superfund site north of Silverton on Friday has encouraged state and local officials, who say they were promised it would be a top...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill would extend free access to America’s public lands for fourth-graders

DENVER – Lawmakers are hoping to take a successful program that gives free access to public lands to fourth-grade students and their families and turn it into a law. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steamboat Springs Democrat will challenge Scott Tipton for House seat

DENVER – A Steamboat Springs Democrat has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2018 congressional race against U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colorado. State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush announced Thursday...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Callers voice health care, business, opioid concerns in Tipton town hall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, addressed concerned listeners on multiple issues during a telephone town hall Monday evening. Most callers said they were worried about potential...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zinke: Canyons of the Ancients isn’t on priority list

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is one of 27 monuments earmarked for review by Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, but his recent comments indicate it is not a priority for changes. During...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water protection bill aims to put court ruling into law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is pushing for a bill that would prevent federal agencies from taking ski resorts’ water rights. Tipton and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, have...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Congressmen: Canyons of the Ancients needs no changes

DENVER – Republican Congressmen Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner cleared up confusion over where they stand in regards to the protection of Canyons of Ancients National Monument Tuesday with a letter...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Studies examine aspects of latest House health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The $23 billion allocated for certain people with pre-existing conditions under the American Health Care Act might not be enough to fully cover the necessary 2.2 million people. ...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CU expert: Intense western wildfire trend expected to worsen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wildfires in the West have increased in size and intensity in recent decades, and that trend is expected to worsen as climate change continues, Tania Schoennagel, a fire...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez protesters take Tipton to task on health care

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, encountered a passionate group of protesters during an appearance at the Montezuma County Commissioners’ meeting on Monday. About 40 people lined up on the street...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton want BLM headquarters moved west

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Like many departments and agencies within the executive branch, the Bureau of Land Management has its headquarters in Washington. But Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, and Rep....

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News