Deadline Wednesday to enter Tipton’s district art competition

RBC I The deadline is rapidly approaching for students to complete their submissions for the Third District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 who attend school (or homeschool) in the Third District are eligible to participate.

Art competition deadline is April 15

RBC I The deadline is rapidly approaching for students to complete their submissions for the Third District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades nine through 12 who attend school (or homeschool) in the Third District are eligible to participate.

Tipton continues with plan to improve care for rural veterans

RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) is working to advance a measure in the U.S. House to ensure veterans living farther than a 40 mile drive from a VA healthcare facility are able to receive and use Veterans Choice Cards to access alternative care providers closer to home.

Tipton named to vice chair for 114th Western Caucus

RBC I Members of the Congressional Western Caucus announced last week that U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY-At Large) will chair the caucus for the 114th Congress.

Nomination deadline for academies is Oct. 6

RBC I Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) office is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy in 2015.

Guest Editorial: Tipton: EPA, USFS impact farmer, rancher rights

WASHINGTON I Recently U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO3) questioned U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Robert Bonnie during a House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing to review the Interpretive Rule Regarding the Applicability of Clean Water Act Agricultural Exemptions.

Tipton: USFS still after water grab

RBC I On Monday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO3) called the latest U.S. Forest Service permit condition for ski area water rights insufficient to protect water users from agency abuses.

Tipton wants local input on USFS travel management plans

RBC I Last week, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) stressed the need for legislation to require the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to collaborate with affected local communities on travel management plans before implementing new rules.

Tipton fights group to keep energy costs low

RBC I U.S. Rep. Tipton (R-CO) reported recently that a radical litigation group is attempting to manipulate the marketplace and drive up electricity costs for rural Colorado families.

Tipton, others seek transparency in species act

RBC I During a House Natural Resources Committee hearing last week, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) underscored that federal agencies’ refusal to disclose scientific data used in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing process raises questions on the validity of the data and undermines species preservation efforts.

Udall and Tipton work toward making Monument into park

DENVER I U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton unveiled a bipartisan proposal last week — stemming from their years-long discussion with Mesa County residents, businesses and leaders — to re-designate Colorado National Monument as a national park. The community-driven recommendations, developed by a committee the lawmakers assembled in June 2013, reflect local […]

Tipton blasts latest attempt by EPA to control nation’s water

WASHINGTON I On Friday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) raised concerns that a draft Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule would drastically broaden the agency’s regulatory authority over all wetlands and waterways.