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Tipton tackles tough topics

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 5th, 2014

Representative Tipton, left, speaks to a local audience including Alamosa city councilors and staff, right. Courier photo by Ruth Heide

Courier editor

ALAMOSA — U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton during an Alamosa town hall meeting last night addressed local concerns with federal ramifications and federal concerns with local ramifications.

For example, he answered questions about the United States border to the south where a massive influx is occurring, with ramifications rippling to surrounding states and the country as a whole.

“We see a human tragedy right now on our border,” Tipton said. The children whose parents were persuaded to send them northward need to be reunited with their families and treated compassionately, he said.

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