Scott Tipton & Gail Schwartz

Colorado’s 3rd (CO - 03)

Updated: October 30, 2016

Narrative

Now that voters know that Washington is broken, voters in the Colorado Springs-Pueblo Media Market need to know that this race is about public lands. Gail Schwartz will fight to protect our rural way of life by protecting our public lands, while Congressman Scott Tipton co-sponsored bills that would give away our public lands to the out-of-state donors funding his campaign, killing rural Colorado jobs and cutting off our access to hunting, fishing and ranching. Gail Schwartz will fight to protect our rural way of life by protecting our public lands.

Proof Points

Tipton co-sponsored bills to give away our public lands to out-of-state interests who are funding his campaign and will profit off the sale of public lands. (BACKUP)

Loss of public lands would cut off access to these lands for ranching, recreation, hunting and fishing for ourselves, our children and future generations. Local businesses and the outdoor recreation industry said if Tipton gets his way, it would pose a serious threat to the outdoor recreation industry, a $34 billion dollar industry responsible for over 300,000 jobs in the state. (BACKUP)

Colorado sportsmen said, “This top-down legislation … threatens Colorado’s public lands hunting and fishing heritage.” (BACKUP)

Gail will make it a priority to protect our public lands. (BACKUP)




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