Veterans Affairs Department

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Senate Approves Deal To Avert Construction Halt At VA Hospital

The U.S. Senate has approved a last-minute deal to avoid a construction shutdown at a troubled veterans hospital in Aurora.

05/22/2015

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VA Must Find Millions To Finish Troubled Denver Hospital

Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project.

05/22/2015

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VA: Denver Hospital Construction Will Stop If Congress Doesn’t Act

The VA says construction on the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital will stop if Congress doesn’t authorize more spending on the project within a week.

05/18/2015

Copter4 flew over the VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congress: 11 Days Left To Approve Cost Of VA Hospital

Congress has 11 days to approve the higher price tag for the VA hospital in Aurora or construction will stop. Congress and the VA are at a standstill over what the hospital should cost and how it will be paid for.

05/15/2015

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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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

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