Colorado 3rd Congressional District

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Planning 2.0 rule made sense, democracy nor the land served

On Tuesday, Congress repealed the Bureau of Land Management’s 2016 Planning 2.0 rule using, for the second time, the 20-year-old little known Congressional Review Act. Doing so was a gross mis-use...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorial

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U.S. Rep. Tipton will focus on finance, veterans in 2017 Congress

As the year comes to a close, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton looks to continue focusing on finance, veterans affairs and health care. Tipton , a Republican from Cortez, again will represent Colorado’s 3rd...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Democrat Gail Schwartz concedes to Republican Scott Tipton

DENVER – Democrat Gail Schwartz conceded defeat Wednesday following a spirited 3rd Congressional District race against Republican incumbent Scott Tipton. Schwartz , a former state senator, declined...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton, Schwartz race intensifies as battle wages on

DENVER – In the Republican-leaning 3rd Congressional District – where the number of Democrats voting early is trailing Republicans by less than previous years – incumbent Republican Scott Tipton ...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Scott Tipton, Gail Schwartz tackle issues in Pueblo debate

PUEBLO – Third Congressional District Rep. Scott Tipton and his challenger, Gail Schwartz, argued about public lands, renewable energy and others issues before a sparse crowd at Hoag Hall on the...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gail Schwartz touts public land protection

During a stop in Durango on Tuesday, 3rd Congressional District Democratic candidate Gail Schwartz touted her initiatives to protect public lands, pursue clean energy and responsibly balance land...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rankin, Pacheco-Kovelski vie for State Board of Education

On Nov. 8, voters in the 3rd Congressional District will select either Joyce Rankin or Christine Pacheco-Koveleski for the Colorado State Board of Education. The district covers more than 50,000...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Scott Tipton easily survives primary challenge

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton survived a primary Tuesday, easily defeating a 27-year-old recent law school graduate. Tipton took 79 percent of the vote to Alex Beinstein ’s 21 percent in the 3rd...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton faces challenges from both parties

DENVER – Once considered a sleepy congressional race, Republican Scott Tipton is facing more of a challenge than expected, deflecting attacks from both the left and the right. The tone of the 3rd...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gail Schwartz tops ballot bid in 3rd district

DENVER – Democrats in the 3rd Congressional District are hoping to unseat Republican Rep. Scott Tipton of Cortez. Two vied Friday night to make the June 28 primary ballot. Gail Schwartz, a former...

DATE: April 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Democrats hope to unseat Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton

DENVER – Democrats in the 3rd Congressional District on Friday will be asked to choose candidates to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton this fall. The district’s assembly will take place...

DATE: April 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton to face GOP challenger in June primary

DENVER – Republican Scott Tipton is facing several challengers who wish to unseat him this year in the 3rd Congressional District. Challenges are coming from both the left and the right, with...

DATE: April 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News