Congress

Rep. Scott Tipton

Each month, KDNK interviews Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District Representative Scott Tipton. This week, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asked the Congressman his position on the firing of former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin and the $1.3 trillion spending package that passed in March. KDNK News invites listeners to forward questions for Congressman Scott Tipton to news@kdnk.org.

Suzanne Arms

 


Durango resident and Air Force veteran Root Routledge is one of four Democratic candidates in the run for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District seat, currently held by Representative Scott Tipton. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asked Root why he joined the race.

Rep. Scott Tipton

For KDNK’s monthly interview with the Congressman Scott Tipton, News Director Raleigh Burleigh turns the conversation towards Tipton’s newly introduced energy bill and revisions to the Antiquities Act.

Rep. Scott Tipton

 


September is projected to be one of the most challenging months this year for Congress. News Director Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Colorado Representative Scott Tipton about disaster relief, federal debt, tax cuts and replacing DACA.

Gavin Dahl

 


Democratic State Representative Diane Mitsch Bush is resigning her seat in the legislature later this year to run against Republican Congressman Scott Tipton in the 2018 election. She made a whistle stop in Carbondale last week and KDNK Station Manager Gavin Dahl had a chance to speak with the candidate.

Jeremiah Hutchens

 

Dance Initiative is producing a film intended for state representatives showcasing in a blend of artistic medium the inherent role of wild places for human sanity. Choreographer Deborah Colley spoke with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh about the performance, captured by Jeremiah Hutchens. More information about the project is available here, tickets to an upcoming showcase, August 25 & 26, are available here.

Rep. Scott Tipton


KDNK station manager Gavin Dahl interviews Republican Congressman Scott Tipton on public lands, immigration, health insurance, and abortion rights. While KDNK was never granted an interview with Rep. Tipton during the campaign, we hope to have him back on KDNK once a month throughout the year. His contact info is available here.


A bipartisan study released Tuesday shows that most voters in the West could be at odds with Congress on public lands policy. Amy Hadden Marsh reports on findings from the Colorado College State of the Rockies project.