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.
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.
There is now a bigger push for an investigation into the care a military veteran received at a Colorado Veterans Administration hospital.
Accusations of botched treatment of a military veteran have drawn the attention of Sen. Michael Bennet, who has asked for an investigation into the vet’s care while at a Colorado VA facility.
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.
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.
She started early in the morning making burritos that she sells for a few dollars at a time. Before she headed out, she piled well over 100 in coolers, wrapped with foil and piping hot.
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.
A small group of veterans gathered outside the Veterans Administration Hospital in Aurora on Saturday.
Congress should use Colorado’s VA Hospital travesty as a reason to work together, urgently, to fix a quagmire years in the making.