Mike Coffman

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Senator: Design Changes Might Be Behind VA Hospital Costs

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.

04/24/2015

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Senators In Colorado To Scrutinize Over-Budget VA Hospital

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee are traveling to Colorado to ask why the VA hospital under construction in suburban Denver is more than $1 billion over budget.

04/24/2015

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Outside Construction Expert Joins Probe Of VA Hospital Cost

The Veterans Affairs Department investigation into massive cost overruns at its Denver hospital finally has an outside construction expert.

04/23/2015

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No Outside Construction Expert On VA Probe Of Hospital Woes

Congressional testimony and internal Veterans Affairs emails show the VA has no outside construction expert helping its investigation into massive cost overruns at its new Aurora
hospital.

04/21/2015

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US Senate Veterans Panel To Review Pricey Denver Hospital

The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is coming to Colorado to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and tour the construction site.

04/16/2015

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

Congress Looks Into $1 Billion Overrun At Denver VA hospital

Congress is looking into the walloping $1 billion cost overrun on the veterans hospital under construction in Aurora. Rep. Mike Coffman had some harsh words for the committee.

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

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

Congressman: VA Could Consider Selling Over-Budget Hospital

The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee says the VA could consider selling or scaling back the over-budget Denver veterans hospital to find the money to complete it.

04/07/2015

Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson (credit: CBS)

VA Official Visiting Site Of Budget-Busting Denver Hospital

U.S. Veterans Affairs sent its second-in-command to Colorado on Thursday as it tried to get its overdue, over-budget hospital in Denver back on track.

04/02/2015

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

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