Government tracker: Congressman, county commissioners meet

By scott miller

Board: Eagle County Commissioners.Meeting: March 9 work session.Present: Jill Ryan, Jeanne McQueeney, Kathy Chandler Henry.Who they talked to: Rep. Scott Tipton. Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District includes much of Eagle County.What they talked about: Tipton and a pair of aides — along with an video camera-toting tracker from a Democratic political action committee — chatted with the commissioners for about an hour. Tipton talked about trying to restore funding to the federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes program, which reimburses local governments for tax revenue lost by having federal property in a town or county. Tipton said he’s been advocating in …

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