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  1. Printed Letters: March 3, 2015Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Task force fell short of addressing concerns As a former county commissioner and former member of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission I am disappointed in the final recommendations put forward by the Governor's Oil and Gas Task Force. While I commend task force members for their public service in what was undoubtedly a difficult process, their recommendations fall well short of addressing Coloradans' concerns with ongoing oil and gas development.

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  2. Tipton points to U.S. judge's rulingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A Texas judge's ruling gives U.S. House Republicans some margin to deal with a Senate measure that upholds President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said. "We got what we wanted," with the ruling on Monday by a federal judge that stayed Obama's immigration order, Tipton said.

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  3. Tipton blasts proposal to raid vets' programRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    President Barack Obama's proposed budget would allow him to raid a program he approved that was aimed at improving medical treatment for veterans living in rural areas, said a letter signed by, among others, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. The Veterans Choice program, which had funding of $10 billion when it was approved and signed last year, was intended to reduce waiting times for veterans who had been on waiting lists for more than 30 days or who lived more than 40 miles from a Veterans Affairs clinic.

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  4. Editorial: Congress needs to put PILT on reliable basisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Denver Post

    A Flight For Life helicopter maneuvers during a training session at the Windy Point Group Campground in the White River National Forest. County officials say PILT payments help underwrite services such as search and rescue.

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  5. Prevailing local attitudes regarding public lands not shared throughout the state or regionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    "It's not what you know you know, it's not even what you know you don't know, it's what you don't know you don't know that is dangerous." I couldn't help thinking while listening in last week to the release of the "State of the Rockies" poll commissioned by Colorado College.

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  6. Cattleman of the YearRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Cortez Journal News

    The annual meeting of Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association will be held at the Cortez Elks Lodge on Saturday, Feb. 14. The morning session begins at 9 a.m. with reports from county and state officials.

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  7. Other Voices: Pipeline too vital to fail to partisan shenanigansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Greeley Tribune

    Which begs the question of whether President Barack Obama can be made to see the light on the Keystone XL Pipeline. The U.S. House approved the pipeline via a bipartisan 270-152 vote Wednesday.

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  8. Cattleman of the YearRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Cortez Journal News

    The annual meeting of Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association will be held at the Cortez Elks Lodge on Saturday, Feb. 14.The morning session begins at 9 a.m. with reports from county and state officials.

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  9. Mandatory measles immunizations split lawmakersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Cortez Journal News

    Amid the measles outbreak linked to the Disneyland amusement park in California, Colorado lawmakers are split over mandatory immunizations for children.

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  10. Stockmen gear up for annual meetingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Cortez Journal News

    The annual meeting of Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association will be held at the Cortez Elks Lodge on Saturday, Feb. 14.The morning session begins at 9 a.m. with reports from county and state officials.

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  11. Budget increases grouse spending sharplyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Bureau of Land Management would quadruple its spending on greater sage-grouse conservation spending under President Barack Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal. The proposed budget also includes $4 million in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service budget for resource management for the bird.

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  12. Bill fast-tracks energy exportsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A measure aimed at boosting exports of liquefied natural gas and possibly pumping life into energy-dependent economies will go to the U.S. Senate after passing the House on Wednesday. H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act, passed the House on a vote of 277-133.

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  13. Lawmakers want to increase VA Hospital budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | TheDenverChannel

    Colorado's senators and representatives are introducing bills in their respective chambers of congress to increase the amount of money allocated to build the new Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora. "Current law caps spending on the project at $800 million, but due to massive cost overruns and delays on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs , the project is now estimated to cost north of $1 billion," according to Rep. Mike Coffman's office.

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  14. The Daily Kos Great Mentioner kicks off its nationwide tour with Colorado's hot Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's doing all that work? Why, the Great Mentioner of course. In this new ongoing series, Daily Kos channels the Great Mentioner and catalogs all the notable candidates who might run in 2016's most important races.

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  15. Littwin: Help wanted in HillarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    If you haven't heard the news, let me be the one to break it to you: Hillary Clinton is definitely running for president , and the two leading contenders to be her running mate are reportedly Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Colorado's own senator ... Michael Bennet. I'm not making this up.

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  16. Littwin: The unannounced 2016 Democratic Party frontrunner needs a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Greeley Tribune

    If you haven't heard the news, let me be the one to break it to you: Hillary Clinton is definitely running for president , and the two leading contenders to be her running mate are reportedly Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Colorado's own senator a Michael Bennet. I'm not making this up.

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  17. Tipton wants to loosen purse stringsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Business owners in rural Colorado are frequently stifled from expansion because they're unable to tap capital sources that are constrained by financial-reform measures, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. It's one of the areas Tipton said he hopes to plumb on the House Financial Services Committee, especially the oversight subcommittee.

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  18. What is Rep. Scott Tipton's economic solution?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Denver Post

    Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is sworn in by House Speaker John Boehner on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. Rep. Scott Tipton, in his sound bite in response to President Obama's State of the Union address, complained about the economic challenges in his district. I'm guessing he dislikes Obama's suggestions for improving individuals' opportunities to improve themselves and their financial situations.

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  19. Email letters, January 23, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    So, our President cannot find the time or inclination to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu about current potentially life-changing events. He can, however, find the time and political reasons to be interviewed by someone who is 30 minutes short of an hour when it comes to knowledge, relevance, and cranial content.

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  20. Rep. Tipton puts forth energy billRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., introduced a measure that already has passed the House twice, only to be stalled in the Senate. The Planning for American Energy Act, H.R. 459, calls for the Interior Department to develop a plan every four years for the development of domestic energy to meet the nation's needs.

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