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  McInnis, Scott
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NameScott McInnis
Grand Junction, Colorado , United States
Website [Link]
Born May 09, 1953 (67 years)
Last ModifedBrentinCO
Sep 11, 2019 08:17pm
Tags Married - Catholic -
InfoA fourth generation Colorado native, Scott was raised in Glenwood Springs, graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango, and served his hometown as a police officer and volunteer firefighter. Scott's law degree from St. Mary's University law school enabled him to return home to Glenwood and serve the community as an attorney and legal resource.

Scott's neighbors urged him to enter public service, and he ran successfully for the state House of Representatives. As a hard-working, results-oriented legislator, he rose through the ranks and was chosen by his peers as Majority Leader.

After serving five consecutive terms as a state representative and twelve years as a United States Congressman, Scott returned home to work in private business.

The Denver Post, praising his focus on the environment, called Scott "a strong conservationist carrying on a GOP tradition that harkens back to Teddy Roosevelt." Scott championed the cause of preserving Colorado 's most scenic places and authored three key wilderness laws. Scott led the charge to create two new National Parks: the Great Sand Dunes and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

As an outspoken advocate for reducing the size and scope of government and an aggressive foe of tax increases, his work earned him the praise of taxpayer advocacy and anti-deficit groups.

Unable to sit idle as failed, anti-jobs policies harmed the state, Scott decided to return to public
life and run for governor of Colorado .

When not on the campaign trail, Scott and his wife, Lori, enjoy spending time with their children and their granddaughter. They live in Grand Junction.



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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 26, 2013 06:00pm News Former congressman Scott McInnis (R-CO) looks at term-limited commissioner’s post  Article COSDem 
Jul 17, 2010 03:00pm Scandal McInnis Campaign Staffers Resign Over Plagiarism Flap  Article COSDem 
Jul 14, 2010 04:00pm Scandal Ethics Group Files Complaint Against McInnis  Article COSDem 
Jul 14, 2010 03:00pm Scandal Foundation wants $300,000 it paid McInnis back  Article COSDem 
Jul 14, 2010 02:55pm Blog Entry Can McInnis Hang On?  Article COSDem 
Jul 14, 2010 01:00pm Scandal New plagiarism question in Colo. governor campaign  Article COSDem 

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