October 17, 2010
Scott R. Tipton
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During the past month, there have been lots of changed attitudes in Washington about President Barack Obama’s health care law. With new issues arising almost daily from the disastrous rollout, the president and congressional Democrats can’t escape the fact that the law is broken.
It’s important that as we develop energy resources including oil, gas and clean coal, we put equal effort into common-sense conservation and environmental protection.
Possible legislation could provide windfall to Moffat County
Moffat County Commissioner Tom Gray said he is optimistic recent federal legislative activity surrounding an oil shale development issue near the Roan Plateau could land the county anywhere from $1 million to $2.5 million. “The take home message is don’t give up hope because we haven’t,” the commissioner said. “And obviously Congressman (Scott) Tipton hasn’t.”
Western Colorado’s front-running candidates for Congress have black-and-white differences about federal earmarks that could have significant effects on the region’s future. Early voting is under way across the Third Congressional District, which covers western Colorado.
Claims in commercials draw fire from Salazar, Tipton camps
Local TV watchers and radio listeners have been assaulted lately with a variety of claims about candidates in western Colorado’s race for Congress.
I’m Scott Tipton, and I would be honored to have your vote Nov. 2. I’m running for Congress because I want to do all I can to preserve the American dream for my children and yours.
Salazar, Tipton play out national debates in battle for 3rd Congressional District
Health care, jobs, the economy and the national deficit have been center stage in the back-and-forth between U.S. Rep. John Salazar, a Democrat from the San Luis Valley, and Republican state Rep. Scott Tipton, of Cortez, as they campaign to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District in a rematch of their contest four years ago.