The U.S. Senate has approved a last-minute deal to avoid a construction shutdown at a troubled veterans hospital in Aurora.
Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project.
Lawmakers have reached a deal to keep construction underway on a troubled Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora.
The deadline for funding to keep the construction of the new VA hospital being built in Aurora going is fast approaching.
Congress has 11 days to approve the higher price tag for the VA hospital in Aurora or construction will stop. Congress and the VA are at a standstill over what the hospital should cost and how it will be paid for.
U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner asked for more congressional oversight of the construction of Denver’s troubled new veterans hospital on Thursday to ensure it’s completed as soon as possible without wasting tax dollars.
The chairman of the Republican National Committee is in Denver to tout his party’s Hispanic outreach.
The head of the Republican National Committee will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Colorado.
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Mike Coffman accused the Veterans Affairs Department on Friday of lying and ignoring clear warnings that its new Denver hospital couldn’t be built within budget or on schedule.
Multiple design changes may be the reason a veterans hospital under construction near Denver soared more than $1 billion over budget, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee told reporters after touring the half-finished complex Friday.