The free handouts were set up as a sign of protest to a decision by the state’s health board not to allow post-traumatic-stress disorder as a treatable condition for medical marijuana.
Congress is working on another short-term deal to avoid a construction shut-down on an over-budget veterans hospital in Aurora.
Republican Rep. Mike Coffman is not going to challenge incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet in next year’s election.
Lawmakers have reached a deal to keep construction underway on a troubled Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora.
A group rallied outside the current VA Hospital in Denver on Friday to push for using medical marijuana to treat veterans.
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.
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.
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.
The contractor building the new VA medical center in Aurora resumed construction on Monday, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said in a statement.