Colorado 3rd Congressional District

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, House lawmakers propose changes to Endangered Species Act

Local agencies working on the ground should decide whether to list a species as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, according to a renewed bill from Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. The bill,...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Conservative challenger enters race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Republican gun advocate Lauren Boebert has announced her candidacy against Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., hoping to bring conservative values back to Congress. Raised in a Democratic household in...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Diane Mitsch Bush hopes environmental platform can unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Former Routt County Commissioner Diane Mitsch Bush is making a second attempt to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, with environmental priorities in mind. The 2018 Democratic nominee for the 3rd...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango climate activist makes second attempt to unseat Scott Tipton

Democrat Root Routledge is running to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., for the second time, on a platform centered strongly around climate activism. Routledge’s campaign is a solo operation....

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrat announces candidacy in effort to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Political newcomer James Iacino, a Democrat, has joined the race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., in the 3rd Congressional District in 2020. With his family immigrating to Colorado 117 years...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to boost renewable energy production gains bipartisan support

WASHINGTON – A bill aiming to increase renewable energy production on public lands is gaining broad support as it makes its way through the U.S. House. A bipartisan group of 24 lawmakers –...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Scott Tipton navigates new territory: A Democratic-controlled House

WASHINGTON – Congressional representatives filtered in throughout the hearing, with strategically placed aides along the edges of the room ready to prep them on the pertinent details. Rep. Scott...

DATE: June 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will legalization of hemp pave way for its cousin, marijuana?

The U.S. House and Senate this week passed a long-anticipated agriculture bill with provisions that will federally legalize hemp, a move that has many speculating whether marijuana legalization...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton, Mitsch Bush exchange jabs in attack ads

WASHINGTON – Candidates running for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District have created several commercials during their campaigns, many of them attacking their opponents and some highlighting their...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

La Plata County voters taking time with lengthy ballot

Voting is off to a bit of a slow start in La Plata County, likely because residents are taking their time with a complicated ballot that includes tax questions, a property rights question and many...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrat gains traction in Colorado’s 3rd District congressional race

Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush appears to be gaining traction in her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District. The national election forecast...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Diane Mitsch Bush opposes opening federal land to livestock grazing

Democratic candidate for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District Diane Mitsch Bush opposes Rep. Scott Tipton’s recent suggestion to open more federal land to livestock grazing. Mitsch Bush, a former...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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