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  1. Elections Morning Digest: Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    On Tuesday, Dunleavy spoke to the Alaska Dispatch News about his plans: He didn't mention Young at all, but acknowledged that he is looking at facing Murkowski . Dunleavy conceded that Murkowski has "always treated me decently, and I think vice versa," but he criticized her record in the Senate on national security.


  2. Letter presses feds to keep mine openRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The U.S. Department of the Interior should do all it can to keep open the Colowyo coal mine in northwest Colorado, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and Sen. Cory Gardner, both Colorado Republicans, said in a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., also wrote to Jewell asking that she "take all appropriate actions to remedy this situation as soon as possible."


  3. Lawmakers reveal cracks in U.S. grouse policyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Cortez Journal News

    DENVER x2013 Some federal lawmakers representing Colorado fear an overreach by the federal government on protection of the greater sage-grouse.


  4. What Happens If Coffman Says NoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Republicans are trying to recruit Rep. Mike Coffman to challenge Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet in Colorado. If he stays put in the House, that gives the GOP a crop of candidates who could have a harder time in what will be one of Republicans' few offensive opportunities in 2016.


  5. State's lawmakers hope feds fly away on grouse issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cortez Journal News

    DENVER - Some federal lawmakers representing Colorado fear an over-reach by the federal government on protection of the greater sage-grouse.


  6. Tipton makes noise in D.C.Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., underscored his opposition to listing the greater sage-grouse as threatened or endangered on Tuesday in a House Natural Resources Committee hearing. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hasn't set a target number of birds that would constitute recovery of the species, Tipton noted during the hearing on "Empowering State Management of Greater Sage-Grouse."


  7. What's not to like about the Thompson Divide compromise?Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    On Wednesday, May 13, I attended the Grand Junction Chamber Energy Briefing. Unfortunately, the immediate future for natural gas in Colorado looks relatively dim.


  8. | AspenTimes.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Aspen Times

    The Young Republicans Club of Aspen High School poses outside the White House with The Aspen Times in hand on a trip to Washington DC from April 29th to May 2nd. While in the capitol, the group met with Congressmen from Colorado including senator Cory Gardner, representatives Ken Buck, Scott Tipton and Mike Coffman.


  9. Broadband aid not reaching rural targets, lawmakers write to FCCRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The universal service fund intended to help rural customers obtain broadband service is in need of reform that would let it accomplish that goal, several congressional representatives said in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission. Outdated rules that tie support from the universal-service fund for small carriers who earn small rates of return to the provision of what is termed "plain old telephone service" require rural customers to purchase voice in order to receive affordable broadband, 90 House members from both parties, including U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., wrote.


  10. Tipton tentatively backs trade dealRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A measure that would give President Barack Obama greater trade-negotiating authority has tentative support from U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., as long as it includes a provision requiring that a separate agreement be open. The House is set to vote next week on trade-promotion authority for the president, which also is referred to as fast-tracking for trade agreements.


  11. County backs Garfield/Mesa oil-lease swapRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Mesa County commissioners have come out in support of a proposed oil and gas lease exchange that would result in new leases being created in the county. But in backing a proposal that would let SG Interests trade controversial leases in the Thompson Divide area southwest of Glenwood Springs, the commissioners want assurances that development of the proposed new leases won't be hindered the way lease development has in Thompson Divide.


  12. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | WaterWorld

    The office of Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds joined his colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Federal Water Quality Protection Act .The bipartisan legislation would p... The Sierra Club issued the following news release:Today, the Sierra Club, Environmental Law & Policy Center and other environmental organizations appealed Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's water pollution permit for NRG's Wauke... Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville issued the following news release:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Ricky Lallish, program director of Water Pollution Control at the Environmental Resources Training Center in the Scho... The following information was released by the office of Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton:The House of Representatives has adopted Congressman Scott Tipton's amendment to direct $2 million ... (more)


  13. Email letters, April 30, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The efforts of first-year medical student Sweta Lohani of Glenwood Springs to aid victims injured in the Nepal earthquake is very commendable. Sitting here in sunny western Colorado it is hard to imagine what she is contending with.


  14. Interior, Congress make competing grouse claimsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Legislation that would postpone any listing of the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act could hamper efforts to help the bird, officials with the U.S. Department of the Interior said Monday. "The time to address the threats to sagebrush habitat is now not five or 10 years from now, when the West is more fragmented, wildfires are more intense, or invasive species have gained more ground," Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw said.


  15. Aspen Times Weekly: Six movers & shakers in the environmental worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    But for many Roaring Fork Valley residents, the desire to save the land they love drives their every move. So, as another Earth Day comes and goes, we decided to honor a half-dozen locals making a difference.


  16. Sen. Barrasso: Legislation reintroduced to protect privately-held water rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | County 10 News

    Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso and Congressman Scott Tipton reintroduced legislation to protect water users from uncompensated federal takings of privately-held water rights. The Water Rights Protection Act , which passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support, would uphold state water law and priority-based systems.


  17. Tipton's bill aims to protect water rights from the fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    Prohibit agencies from implementing a permit condition that requires the transfer of privately-held water rights to the federal government in order to receive or renew a permit for the use of land; Prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture from imposing other conditions that require the transfer of water rights without just compensation; Maintain environmental safeguards, and will not impact Bureau of Reclamation water contracts in any way. Likewise, the legislation will have no impact any authority existing within a jurisdiction.


  18. Commissioners formalize support of lease swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Garfield County commissioners followed through Monday in signing a letter of support, "in concept" anyway, of a proposal by two energy companies to swap federal oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide area south of Glenwood Springs for new ones on national forest lands in four neighboring counties. The letter, addressed to Colorado's two U.S. senators, Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and 3rd District Congressman Scott Tipton, endorses legislation that would make the lease exchange possible.


  19. Are we a step closer to Denver TV?Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Cortez Journal News

    Colorado congressmen are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow county commissions to petition the federal agency for a change in TV market.U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, and Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, issued a letter Tuesday to Tom Wheeler, chairman of the FCC.The...


  20. Email letters, April 17, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Currently the Colorado Legislature is considering a couple of bills to seize our national public lands; bills which would quite honestly jeopardize our way of life in western Colorado. As an avid mountain biker, I spend much of my free time out exploring our public lands and have met most of my closest friends here in the Grand Valley either out on the trails or swapping stories in the parking lots or at local bike shops post-ride.