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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

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

VA Offering A Look Inside Troubled Denver-Area Hospital

The Veterans Affairs Department is offering a look inside its unfinished hospital in Aurora as it struggles to persuade Congress to approve another $830 million to complete the facility.

04/18/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congress Looks Into $1 Billion Overrun At Denver VA hospital

Congress is looking into the walloping $1 billion cost overrun on the veterans hospital under construction in Aurora. Rep. Mike Coffman had some harsh words for the committee.

04/15/2015

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Lawmakers: VA Fired Whistleblower, Not Executives Over Problems In Denver

Members of Congress are criticizing the VA for firing a whistleblower who warned of cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital but taking no action against higher-ranking executives.

04/15/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

VA Says It Refused Unacceptable Cost Cuts On Denver Hospital

The Veterans Affairs Department says it rejected about $355 million in cost savings suggested by the contractor on the over-budget Denver VA hospital because it considered them unacceptable.

04/13/2015

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