Mike Coffman

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Veteran: VA Doctor Asked Him Not To Talk To Congress, Media

A new dispute surfaced at the embattled Denver VA Medical Center Thursday when a veteran who has been charged with disorderly conduct said a doctor asked him to sign a document promising he wouldn’t contact members of Congress or news organizations.

02/12/2015

Denver VA Medical Center (credit: CBS)

Director Of Troubled Denver VA Hospital To Retire

The director of the veterans health care system for Denver and eastern Colorado is retiring, days after a report that a Veterans Affairs sleep clinic in Denver had a secret waiting list.

02/03/2015

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

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

Rep. Coffman Splits With Republicans To Oppose Dreamer Roll Back

Congressman Mike Coffman voted against overturning one of President Barack Obama’s key immigration policies even though he disagrees with the president using executive orders to deal with immigration.

01/14/2015

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Workers To Return To VA Hospital Project After Agreement

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the construction company in charge of the new VA Hospital in Aurora have come to an agreement that will allow construction to continue on the project for the next three months.

12/17/2014

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Deal Could Get Construction Back On Track At VA Hospital Build Site

Six days after the main contractor walked off the job demanding to be paid, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman says he has found the money to do just that.

12/17/2014

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

Coffman: Funding May Be Available For VA Hospital Construction

Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman told CBS4 it’s possible Congress could allot $2 billion in so-called “unobligated” funding to revive construction at the VA hospital in Aurora, nearly a week after the contractor halted work.

12/16/2014

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

VA Hospital Travesty: An Ideal Opportunity For Bipartisanship

Congress should use Colorado’s VA Hospital travesty as a reason to work together, urgently, to fix a quagmire years in the making.

12/11/2014

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VA Hospital Delays Frustrate Vets, Congress

The latest developments in the long overdue and over budget Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora have put the VA in court with its contractor.

12/11/2014

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

Judge Says Contractor Can Walk Away From Building VA Hospital In Aurora

Contract workers may be looking for new jobs because construction has officially stopped at the new VA Hospital in Aurora.

12/10/2014

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