Tipton: Coal program under fire

RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) submitted remarks to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) during a listening session on the administration’s review of the federal coal program on June 23. The DOI has launched a comprehensive review of the federal coal program to identify and consider potential reforms.

Tipton comments on news of huge gas deposits in the Piceance Basin

RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) submitted remarks to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) during a listening session on the administration’s review of the federal coal program on June 23. The DOI has launched a comprehensive review of the federal coal program to identify and consider potential reforms.

Tipton’s office recognizes Meeker wrestling…

Brandon Baynor, representing Third District Congressman Scott Tipton’s office in Grand Junction, recently brought a Congressional Tribute Plaque to Meeker High School for the Meeker State Champion Wrestling Team, the State Champion Wrestlers and their coaches. From left, Baynor delivers the plaque to state champions TJ Shelton (four-time state champion), Devon Pontine and Casey Turner […]

Trapper Mine can continue

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said on Friday that he welcomed the U.S. Interior Department’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announcement that Trapper Mine’s environmental assessment is completed and development of the mine located near Craig can continue.

Bennet, Gardner and Tipton urge Jewell to hit Trapper deadline

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton have urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to complete the Trapper Mine Environmental Assessment before the Saturday deadline.

Tipton seeks academy nominees

RBC I The office of Congressman Scott Tipton is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy in 2015. The deadline for applications to Tipton’s office is Oct. 7.

Tipton praises power plant ruling

RBC I On Monday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) issued a statement of praise following the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule on existing power plants.

Tipton and Gardner urge Jewell to work on saving Colowyo

RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) urged Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Thursday to instruct the federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) to take action to prevent the impending closure of the Colowyo mine and the loss of hundreds of jobs in Rio Blanco and Moffat […]

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.