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A tour of the VA Hospital in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Say VA Lied, Ignored Warnings On Hospital Cost

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.

04/24/2015

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Medical Marijuana For Veterans Group Pushes VA To Consider Treatment

A group rallied outside the current VA Hospital in Denver on Friday to push for using medical marijuana to treat veterans.

04/24/2015

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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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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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VA Hospital Still Needs $340 Million In Equipment After Initial Cost

The Veterans Affairs Department expects to spend about $340 million to buy medical equipment and train staff for its new Denver hospital, on top of the estimated $1.73 billion to build the facility.

04/21/2015

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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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VA: Denver Hospital Will Need $340 Million In Equipment

The Veterans Affairs Department expects to spend about $340 million to buy medical equipment and train staff for its new Denver hospital, on top of the estimated $1.73 billion to build the facility, officials said Saturday.

04/18/2015

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Construction Still Underway Amid VA Hospital Storm

Plumbers, electricians and carpenters are still at work on the veterans hospital in Aurora while the Veterans Affairs Department struggles to find another $830 million to finish it.

04/18/2015

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

VA Offering A Look Inside Troubled Denver-Area Hospital

The Veterans Affairs Department is offering a look inside its unfinished hospital in Aurora as it struggles to persuade Congress to approve another $830 million to complete the facility.

04/18/2015

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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

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