Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.
A Colorado congressman has been calling for the secretary of veterans affairs to step down.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Thursday brushed aside calls for his resignation and got an unexpected political lifeline from House Speaker John Boehner following reports that 40 patients died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital.
Employees at a veterans medical clinic in Colorado were instructed to falsify records to make it appear that patients were getting appointments close to the day requested, government investigators said.
The Veterans Affairs Department has been late in paying education benefits to scores of Colorado veterans, Sen. Michael Bennet said Tuesday, and he asked the department to find a remedy.
The number of homeless veterans is declining as the Veterans Affairs Department works to eliminate the problem by 2015, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki said Tuesday.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is meeting with staff and patients at the Denver VA Medical Center.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki (shin-SEHK’-ee) is making two stops in Colorado on Sunday and Monday.
Two senators say the construction of a veterans hospital serving Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming is bogged down in the contracting process but the reason isn’t clear.