The Department of Veterans Affairs faces a serious numbers problem — multiple in fact.
The first inquiries into what went wrong with a vastly over-budget veterans medical center in Aurora could be done soon, VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday.
Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson is returning to Colorado to talk with members of Congress about the troubled veterans medical center under construction in Aurora.
The U.S. Senate has tentatively approved legislation to strip the Veterans Affairs Department of the authority to manage large construction projects after massive cost overruns on a hospital in Aurora.
Congress gave final approval Friday to another stopgap measure to avoid a work stoppage on the over-budget veterans medical center under construction in Aurora.
Congress is working on another short-term deal to avoid a construction shut-down on an over-budget veterans hospital in Aurora.
Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are offering legislation to put the Army Corps of Engineers in charge of all VA construction projects costing more than $100 million.
The Veterans Affairs Department is offering Congress two ways to come up with the money to finish a budget-busting medical center under construction in suburban Denver: Agency-wide spending cuts of nearly 1 percent, or shifting funds from dozens of projects planned in other states.
Veterans in Colorado are demanding that Congress act to keep construction at the Veteran’s Affairs medical center on track.
Congress will insist on significant changes in the Veterans Affairs Department before approving money to finish a vastly over-budget medical center in Aurora, Rep. Mike Coffman said Sunday.