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Boost For Vets’ Health: Obama Signs New Law

Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.

08/07/2014

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VA Deputy Chief In Denver: More Employees Face Punishment

More Veterans Administration employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

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

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. Mike Coffman Still Calling For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs To Step Down

A Colorado congressman has been calling for the secretary of veterans affairs to step down.

05/16/2014

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Erik K. Shinseki (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Embattled VA Secretary Refuses To Resign Over Fort Collins Falsifying Flap

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.

05/08/2014

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Investigator: VA Employees In Fort Collins Told To Falsify Records

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.

05/06/2014

Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Sen. Michael Bennet Asks VA To Stop Late Payments

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.

11/13/2012

Colorado Coalition For The Homeless (credit: CBS)

VA Boss Says Number Of Homeless Vets Declining

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.

09/25/2012

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Erik K. Shinseki (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

VA Secretary Visits Denver Veterans Hospital

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is meeting with staff and patients at the Denver VA Medical Center.

03/26/2012

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Erik K. Shinseki (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

VA Secretary Visits Colorado Sunday, Monday

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki (shin-SEHK’-ee) is making two stops in Colorado on Sunday and Monday.

03/25/2012

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