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  1. Guest opinion: Why this 27-year-old is running for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    I grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley and now I'm back, desperate to change things in Washington. Why? Because I want to annihilate Islamic terror and because I want to reclaim our constitutional heritage.

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  2. Congress pokes fresh holes in accounting proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Hill

    With dozens of members of Congress weighing in against the Financial Accounting Standards Board's proposal to transform community bank accounting standards, the controversial plan is beginning to take on water. While community bankers have warned about the dangers of FASB's proposal since it was introduced in 2011, the standards-setter has yet to heed the words of an industry that would have to radically change its accounting policies to the detriment of its customers.

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  3. Conservative journalist wants to race against TiptonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Cortez Journal News

    A 27-year-old conservative journalist is trying to force Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., into a primary election this June.Alex Beinstein, from Carbondale, wants to oust the three-term 3rd District congressman.

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  4. Bipartisan Congressional Letter Supports ICBA Case Against FASB Accounting ReformsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PRWeb

    Ahead of this Thursday's Independent Community Bankers of America meeting with the Financial Accounting Standards Board , a bipartisan group of 62 members of Congress, led by Reps. Scott Tipton and Patrick Murphy , expressed strong concerns with FASB's proposed accounting standards update.

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  5. Tipton asks board to consider small banksRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A coming change in accounting standards could do irreversible damage to community banks, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said in a letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board. An accounting-standards update due to be issued by the board would change the way all lenders set aside reserve funds in anticipation of possible losses.

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  6. urges FASB to reconsider CECLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | NAFCU

    The Federal Accounting Standards Board should reconsider its current expected credit loss standard, NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger urged in a letter Monday. Berger emphasized the need for any proposed update to consider the unique structure of credit unions as member-owned, not-for-profit institutions.

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  7. Will we learn the lesson this time?Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Every couple of decades around here, we're forced to re-learn the perils of putting too many of our economic eggs in the tempting basket of resource extraction. We're slapped with the reality that there's a reason for the peaks and valleys of an energy-centric economy - that, despite all the hopes, those periodic peaks are not a new normal.

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  8. Bennet, Gardner introduce measure to allocate Anvil Points funds to four countiesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Legislation in the U.S. Senate would send millions of dollars held in trust by the federal government to four northwest Colorado counties. The measure, introduced by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., would allow money from drilling for natural gas on the Anvil Points oil-shale research site to be turned over to the counties.

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  9. Scott: No to Senate, but maybe to guv bidRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    State Sen. Ray Scott will not throw his hat into the ring for the GOP nomination for U.S. senator this year, but the Grand Junction Republican is considering a bid for Colorado governor in two years. Scott said he briefly considered vying for the right to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, this year, but decided against it after so many other Republicans entered the race.

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  10. Scott: No to Senate, but maybeto guv bidRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    State Sen. Ray Scott will not throw his hat into the ring for the GOP nomination for U.S. senator this year, but the Grand Junction Republican is considering a bid for Colorado governor in two years. Scott said he briefly considered vying for the right to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, this year, but decided against it after so many other Republicans entered the race.

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  11. Good Samaritan updateRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet and Representative Scott Tipton released a draft of the Good Samaritan Cleanup of Orphan Mines Act on Jan. 19. The legislation is designed to allow third parties, such as local governments, nonprofits and state agencies, to clean up abandoned mines and their surrounding environments without fear of liability. At the moment, no laws are in place to protect Good Samaritans from incurring responsibility for any environmental damage caused during their clean up.

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  12. Rockies Today, January 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Missoula Independent Online

    Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News: Colorado congressman urges support for Good Samaritan legislation The Abandoned Mine Reclamation Safety Act, introduced by Arizona U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, has the support of Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, who has been working with Colorado's U.S. Sens.

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  13. A federal taking or democracy in action?Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Until the Bureau of Land Management issues a record of decision on 65 contested oil and gas leases in the White River National Forest, the future of energy development in the Thompson Divide remains the object of a semantic war. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, Mesa County commissioners and energy industry representatives view any attempts to cancel leases as an "illegal taking" - a violation of contractual law and private-property rights.

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  14. Rep. Gardner On Trump: 'Buffoon,' Other Colorado Republicans Weigh InRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | CBS Local

    Republican leaders in Colorado are reacting to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to block Muslims from entering the United States, with mixed results. One former Colorado Congressman is supporting Trump's call.

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  15. Fed study is expected on TrapperRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A federal agency considering the effect of continued work at the Trapper Mine near Craig on the Earth's climate will release an environmental assessment next week. The release on Tuesday of the proposed environmental assessment and unsigned finding of no significant impact will mark the beginning of the comment period, which will continue until Feb. 19. The study by the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation affects two federal coal leases, both of which were brought to the attention of federal regulators by the mine after WildEarth Guardians sued a nearby mine claiming that the climate effects of the Colowyo mine hadn't been adequately considered.

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  16. New VA doctor in Alamosa is resigning after just four months on jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Denver Post

    The San Luis Valley veterans who waited five months for a doctor in 2015 will watch him leave in 2016. Dr. Robert Rice, the physician hired in September to serve about 5,000 veterans in the Alamosa region, has resigned, the Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed Thursday.

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  17. Rep. Gardner On Trump: 'Buffoon,' Other Colorado Republicans Weigh InRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | CBS Local

    Republican leaders in Colorado are reacting to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to block Muslims from entering the United States, with mixed results. One former Colorado Congressman is supporting Trump's call.

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  18. Rep. Ken Buck endorses Sen. Ted Cruz for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Windsor Now

    U.S. Rep. Ken Buck on Wednesday became the first member of Colorado's congressional delegation to back U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for president - calling the Texas Republican a "strong, conservative leader" who has "fought hard against the Washington establishment." "We need Ted in 2016 in order to help restore America back to the principles that made this country exceptional," Buck said in a statement released by the Cruz campaign.

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  19. Tipton: Congress gets a say in rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., meets with Mesa County commissioner Scott McInnis and others on the County Commission to discuss a range of issues with regional impact at the board meeting on Wednesday. Congress needs to have a say in federal rules and regulations, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., told Mesa County commissioners and a trade association in Grand Junction on Wednesday.

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  20. Printed Letters: Jan. 17, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Thompson Divide's best resource is its surface I am an outfitter, a cowboy and a veteran. I spent more than a decade of my life fighting to defend liberty in some of the most hellish countries on earth.

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