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1st Investigations Wrapping Up On Over-Budget Aurora VA Hospital

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.

07/01/2015

Copter4 flew over the VA Hospital under construction in Aurora in May 2015 (credit: CBS)

VA Executive To Visit Site Of Over-Budget Denver Hospital

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.

07/01/2015

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Senate Moves To Strip VA Of Authority Over Aurora Hospital Construction

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.

06/18/2015

Copter4 flew over the VA Hospital under construction in Aurora in May 2015 (credit: CBS)

Congress OKs Stopgap Bill To Keep VA Hospital Moving 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.

06/12/2015

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Colorado Senators Offer Measure To Reform VA Construction

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.

06/10/2015

Copter4 flew over the VA Hospital under construction in Aurora in May 2015 (credit: CBS)

VA: Cut Spending Or Delay Projects To Finish Denver Hospital

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.

06/05/2015

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Coffman At Veterans Rally: VA Must Reform To Get Money For Aurora Hospital

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.

05/31/2015

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Veterans Rally To Demand Completion Of VA Hospital In Aurora

Veterans and supporters are staging a rally to demand completion of a vastly over-budget and long-delayed VA medical center in Aurora.

05/31/2015

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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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