Monthly Archives: April 2017

Healthcare Committee

4/27: GOP Vote on Healthcare Bill

Threatened upcoming vote in House on Friday, 4/28/17 on revised health care bill, worse than the first one! This one will result in loss of health care coverage for millions of Americans.


Representative Scott Tipton(970) 259-1490 (Durango) 202-225-4761 (DC Office)


Education Committee

4/24: Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Higher Education

The TRiO program includes 8 programs targeted to serve students of first-generation, low income and disabled participants by providing academic support in order to complete secondary and post-secondary education. SEOG monies provide need-based income to around 1.6 million low-income undergraduates a year. 

Immigration Committee

4/2: Federal Budget Funding for a Border Wall

The wall between the U.S & Mexico is an economic and environmental disaster harming our relationship with our southern neighbor. The Mexican birth rate is down and the Mexican economy is improving. This leads to the demographers’ conclusion that Mexico will not have surplus workers by the year 2030.