U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

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Protesters at Tipton's office oppose Trump’s health care system

About 50 people rallied outside U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s East Second Avenue office on Tuesday, asking the representative to oppose the American Health Care Act when the House votes on the measure...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado ranks 36th for college debt; SCCC students average $11,500

Coloradans have less college debt than most Americans, according to a report by LendEDU.com, a student-loan website.Colorado borrowers have an average of $26,095 in student loan debt,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton on task force to battle opioid abuse epidemic

WASHINGTON – This week, the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic is holding a panel in Washington to hear from families who have been impacted by heroin addiction. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gold King Mine spill highlighted in D.C. Twitter spat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gold King Mine spill was highlighted this week in a Twitter spat on Capitol Hill. On Valentine’s Day, members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources took to social...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton, Gardner advocate for agriculture, fair trade

As U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, starts a new year and legislative session, he’s addressing issues such as regulation, trade and energy, he told Southwest Colorado Livestock Association members...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Politicians buried in calls, emails from constituents

Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many politicians have been inundated with calls and correspondence from their constituents. The interest was spurred by Trump’s Cabinet nominations...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Resolution to end stream protection rule heads to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a joint resolution disapproving of the stream protection rule. The Interior Department’s rule barred coal mining companies from dumping...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado senators react to Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, garnering strong...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Demonstrators take concerns to Tipton’s Durango office

A few dozen people showed up outside U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton ’s Durango office Tuesday to raise concerns about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and public land policies, among other issues. The...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado’s U.S. senators, Tipton weigh in on immigration ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In one of his last acts in his first week as President Donald Trump signed an executive order to block all refugees from entering the United States for 120 days, and all citizens...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton: EPA freeze will not impact Superfund site

It appears President Donald Trump’s freeze on Environmental Protection Agency funding will not impact the Superfund site around Silverton, a source confirmed Wednesday.“We have received...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton to serve on House Natural Resources Committee

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will serve on the House Committee on Natural Resources during the 115th Congress. The announcement came Friday, after the House Republican Steering Committee met...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News