Congressman Scott Tipton re-introduced the Resurveys Entitle Adjacent Landowners (REAL) Protection Act (H.R. 6288) in the 114th Congress to provide protections and certainty for private land owners following Bureau of Land Management (BLM) resurveys of federal land
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted to pass the Homebuyers Assistance Act (H.R. 3192) in the House of Representatives to ensure would-be-homebuyers are not impacted by unfair delays and disruptions as new mortgage disclosure requirements are being implemented by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The bill now goes to the Senate.
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted to pass bipartisan legislation giving states protection from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule on existing power plants should a state’s governor, in consultation with state officials, determine that the federal plan would have an adverse impact on ratepayers or on the reliability of the state’s power grid. H.R. 2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015, also extends compliance dates under the rule pending judicial review
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned a panel of witnesses on cyber threats posed to U.S. infrastructure by foreign actors including China. The hearing in the Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations was held on the heels of massive cyber security breaches that have compromised the sensitive personal information of millions of Americans
Congressman Lamborn Supports Energy and Water Appropriations and Strengthens Our Energy Partnership with Israel
Congressman Doug Lamborn supported H.R. 2028, the FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. This legislation ensures the safety of our nuclear stockpile, provides adequate funding to the Army Corps of Engineers for critical infrastructure projects, cuts bureaucratic red tape, moves us further toward the goal of energy independence, and prohibits the implementation of the EPA's "Waters of the U.S." rule.
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) took federal land management agencies to task for continued administrative attempts to take private water rights without compensation and interfere with users’ access to their private property rights. During an oversight hearing in the House Natural Resources Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee, Tipton stressed that until a legislative solution is passed water users will continue to face federal water grabs
Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) joined with a bipartisan group of his House colleagues to urge House leadership to prioritize funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, and to work toward a long-term, sustainable solution for the vital program on which rural counties rely to provide essential services. Tipton also sent a letter to House appropriators this week requesting full funding for PILT in FY 2016 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations.
Erie, CO - March 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- With Coloradans increasingly concerned about oil and gas drilling encroaching on suburban areas and schools, Congressman Jared Polis today met with two affected Erie homeowners and the local organization Erie Rising to listen to their concerns and discuss legislation he has authored to curb air and water pollution related to fracking and other drilling practices
WASHINGTON, DC - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Congressman Salazar announced that $157,639 has been allocated for the La Junta and Otero County Housing Authority. The funding will be used to maintain and upgrade 86 public housing units in the region. The funding comes from the federal Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund program, which provides funds annually via a formula to approximately 3,200 public housing agencies across the country
WASHINGTON, DC - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Congressman Salazar announced that $137,671 has been allocated for the Delta Housing Authority. The funding will be used to maintain and upgrade 75 public housing units in Delta County. The funding comes from the federal Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund program, which provides funds annually via a formula to approximately 3,200 public housing agencies across the country.
Congressman Salazar announces $2,721,000 in federal funding to help community members find affordable housing...
WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced $2,721,000 in federal funding to help moderate to very low income residents in the Pueblo area find housing. The funding comes in the form of two federal grants; one Community Development Block Grant for $1,799,904 and a HOME grant for $921,097. In 2009 Congressman Salazar was appointed to serve on the House Appropriations Committee which oversees the distribution of federal appropriation funding. The $2,721,000 is going to the Pueblo Department of Housing and Citizen Services
Providing low-income families, the elderly and handicapped individuals with decent, safe and affordable housing WASHINGTON, DC - May 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S....
Congressman Salazar announces $90,000 in federal funding for six self-help build projects in Dolores
WASHINGTON, DC - May 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that Colorado Housing Inc. in Pagosa Springs has won an award of $90,000 from the Housing Assistance Council to support the building of six self-help, sweat equity homes in Dolores. The funding is part of Housing Assistance Council's HUD-funded Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), which supports land acquisition or infrastructure development by nonprofit groups such as Colorado Housing Inc. that are operating self-help housing programs.
Congressman Salazar announces $1,498,229 in federal funding to improve Yampa Valley Regional Airport
WASHINGTON, DC - March 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced $1,498,229 in funding to improve the Yampa Valley Regional Airport terminal building. The passenger terminal building modifications (phase III) will provide additional baggage claim areas, an expanded passenger screening/security area and will permit more efficient passenger queuing.
Congressman Salazar announces $ 1,092,065 in federal funding to expand passenger terminal at Montrose...
WASHINGTON, DC - March 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that $1,092,065 in federal funding has been allocated for the Montrose Regional Airport and Hopkins Field, Nucla. Of this funding, $1,017,065 is to expand the passenger terminal building at the Montrose Regional Airport. The expansion of the passenger terminal building (phase II) will provide additional space for passenger queuing areas, hold rooms, and central waiting rooms, thereby alleviating congestion during peak travel periods. A separate grant provides $ 75,000 to rehabilitate and re-mark Runway 5/23 on Hopkins Field. Pavement maintenance, including re-marking, on Runway 5/23 (phase I) will extend the useful life of the pavement.
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