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  1. Quite a week, yet somehow the sun still rises and setsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Last week was quite a week, don't you think? Enough so that I'm abandoning my preference to write mostly about local issues to do a bit of a recap of happenings on the bigger stage. How'd you like to have the kind of week John Roberts had? The chief justice was first the goat in the minds of conservatives for siding with the 6-3 majority as the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, once again, the legality of the Affordable Care Act.

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  2. Coal ruling throws 'monkey wrench' into agency's plansRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could benefit northwest Colorado's beleaguered coal and electricity-generating industries, but environmental organizations said the ruling threatens human health. The high court ruled Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to appropriately consider the costs associated with regulations intended to reduce mercury emissions from burning coal to generate electricity.

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  3. Tipton-Barr bill seeks reg relief for smaller institutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NAFCU

    A bill introduced last week by House Financial Services Committee members Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and Andy Barr, R-Ky., would provide regulatory relief to smaller community banks and credit unions by requiring federal regulators to tailor their rulemaking to fit the institutions' business model and risk profile. NAFCU has steadily urged Congress and regulators to do more to ensure the benefits of the rules they impose on credit unions justify the costs of complying with them.

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  4. Rep. Tipton talks trade, water protection, jobs in Grand Junction visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has gone into the locked room in the Capitol to keep up with trade legislation as it's taking shape. "I'm reading it," Tipton said Saturday of the TransPacific Partnership bill as it's being drafted.

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  5. Roller dam celebrates its 100th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Dressed in period clothing from a century ago, Doris Butler of hte Palisade Historical Society writes notecards to the musicians who will be performing during the 100th birthday celebration of the Grand River Diversion Dam Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Palisade. History buffs, farmers, and supporters of all that grows in the Grand Valley packed the Veterans' Memorial Community Center in downtown Palisade throughout the day to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Grand River Diversion Dam.

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  6. Local gay leaders: Battle won, but struggle not overRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling upholding same-sex couples' right to marry had gay rights supporters locally and statewide celebrating on Friday. But as those celebrations were going on, some gay rights advocates warned that while a major battle had been won, the war is far from over.

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  7. Tipton, Gardner say they want repeal of Affordable Care ActRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday doesn't fix the Affordable Care Act's flaws, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said. The court's 6-3 finding "does not change the fact that Obamacare has failed to meet the basic but critical goals of affordability and accessibility," Tipton said in a statement.

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  8. Colorado members of Congress unite to back new federal judgeships for stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Business Journal

    Six of Colorado's members of the U.S. House of Representatives - three Democrats and three Republicans - are backing a bill to create two new U.S. District Court judge positions in the state, citing what they call a "judicial crisis." In a joint statement, the Congress members note there has not been a net gain in federal judgeships in Colorado in 31 years, despite the state's 66 percent population increase in that time.

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  9. Tipton says legislation needed to address ACARead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling today doesn't fix the Affordable Care Act's flaws. The ruling " does not change the fact that Obamacare has failed to meet the basic but critical goals of affordability and accessibility," Tipton said in a statement.

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  10. CCGA: TPA passage 'huge victory' for agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Fort Morgan Times

    The United States Senate today passed the bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, following last week's vote in the House of Representatives. The Colorado Corn Growers Association, and others, are celebrating the passage.

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  11. Local lawmaker bows out of Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    State Sen. Ellen Roberts will not seek the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate next year, the Durango Republican announced Tuesday. Roberts, whose district includes Montrose County, said she's talked the matter over with family and friends and decided not to jump into the race for the right to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., in his re-election bid next year.

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  12. Forest Service drops its groundwater planRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Withdrawal of a controversial proposal for the treatment of groundwater on national forests won't halt federal efforts to gain greater control of those waters, according to the Forest Service and its critics. The U.S. Forest Service abandoned the proposed management directive on Friday, but noted that officials will continue public conversations to develop proposals.

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  13. Forest Service buries groundwater directiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | County 10 News

    Last week, the U.S. Forest Service announced full withdrawal of the Proposed Directive on Groundwater Management. The directive, which was proposed in May of 2014, was finally withdrawn after a bipartisan effort to stop the directive and protect the longstanding and effective state management of these waters.

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  14. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman rejects Senate run against BennetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Denver Post

    Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has said she's not running for the U.S. Senate. So has U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton.

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  15. Guest Commentary: New EPA rule not good for ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Denver Post

    The former La Farge ready mix site in Evergreen shut down in 2011. It was one of 21 Colorado sites in violation of the EPA's Clean Water Act.

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  16. Hydroelectric Power Industry Leaders, U.S. Policy Makers React to Bill EnactmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2013 | Renewable Energy News

    Hydroelectric power's place in America's energy mix has been cemented following the enactment of House Resolutions 267 and 678 by President Barack Obama this past week, industry advocates said. The bills mark the first significant piece of energy legislation to be enacted since the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to the National Hydropower Association .

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  17. House Subcommittee Reviews Two Hydro Development ResolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2013 | Renewable Energy News

    The U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power held a legislative hearing yesterday on two resolutions that would change American energy policy to help spur hydroelectric development. The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act and the Bonneville Unit Clean Hydropower Facilitation Act -- both introduced to the 113th Congress in February -- were assigned to committees for review before potentially being passed to the House for voting.

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  18. House votes down fast track for trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Denver Post

    Led by union-backed Democrats, the House delivered a stinging blow to President Barack Obama on Friday and left his ambitious global trade agenda in serious doubt. Republican leaders, who generally support Obama's trade objectives, signaled they might try to revive the package as early as next week.

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  19. Tipton supports fast-track, gives no other commitmentRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., voted Friday to give President Barack Obama fast-track trade authority, but warned that he wasn't committing to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership that will eventually need congressional approval. Fast-track trade authority, also called trade-promotion authority, establishes the rules under which the Trans-Pacific Partnership can be considered, Tipton said.

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  20. Bill gives states more forest controlRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A measure approved Thursday by the House Natural Resources Committee includes provisions that would give states more control over forest management decisions on federal lands and speed response to infestations and diseases, such as those affecting forest lands in western Colorado. Included in the bill are provisions sought by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., that would expedite environmental reviews for smaller projects, possibly speeding the response to the spruce beetle and aspen decline on Grand Mesa.

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