Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman: Cancel VA Bonuses, Use Them For Denver Hospital

Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday

03/26/2015

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VA Hospital Construction Chief Retires Amid Investigation

The top VA official in charge of construction nationwide retired Wednesday amid an internal investigation of delays and massive cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital, the agency said.

03/25/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congress Asked To Raise Spending Cap For Denver VA Hospital

Colorado’s congressional delegation is asking the House and Senate to raise the spending limit on Denver’s new veterans hospital from $800 million to $1.1 billion so the troubled project can be completed.

01/28/2015

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Study: Hyperbaric Chambers For Concussions No More Effective Than Placebo

A study released Monday says hyperbaric chambers were no more effective in treating post-concussion symptoms than air-filled placebo, or “sham,” chambers.

11/17/2014

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500 Homeless Vets Get Help At Denver Stand Down

Organizers say nearly 500 veterans have taken advantage of services ranging from haircuts to help resolving court cases at Denver’s annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down.

11/07/2014

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Haircuts, Health Checks Offered To Homeless Vets

Homeless veterans will be able to get clothing, toiletries, haircuts and hot meals at the annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Denver.

11/06/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

The clinic in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

VA Employees Face Discipline For Manipulating Data

The Department of Veterans Affairs says six employees at a clinic in Fort Collins and the VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, should be disciplined for manipulating data about veteran care.

07/29/2014

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American Legion Steps In To Help Veterans In Need Of Health Care

American Legion volunteers are helping veterans in Northern Colorado get health care this week.

07/16/2014

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Sen. Udall Joins Rep. Coffman In Call For VA Head To Resign

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

05/28/2014

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