Glenn Haggstrom

(credit: CBS)

Lawmakers: VA Fired Whistleblower, Not Executives Over Problems In Denver

Members of Congress are criticizing the VA for firing a whistleblower who warned of cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital but taking no action against higher-ranking executives.

04/15/2015

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

VA Says It Refused Unacceptable Cost Cuts On Denver Hospital

The Veterans Affairs Department says it rejected about $355 million in cost savings suggested by the contractor on the over-budget Denver VA hospital because it considered them unacceptable.

04/13/2015

Rep. Mike Coffman (R) Colorado talks to CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd outside the VA Hospital (credit: CBS)

Coffman Suspects Corruption With VA Hospital Cost, Delay

After years of delays and more than a billion dollars over budget, Rep. Mike Coffman believes he has a reason to suspect corruption with the VA hospital in Aurora.

04/01/2015

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

Glenn D. Haggstrom (credit: va.gov)

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

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Congress Members Visit Denver To Discuss VA Medical Center Delays

Members of Congress came to Colorado this week with an inquiry about what is stalling a new hospital promised to veterans more than a decade ago.

04/22/2014