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Legion Sending VA Benefits Experts To Fort Collins

The American Legion will have experts available in Fort Collins in July to help veterans and their families with health care benefits.

06/30/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Sen. Udall Joins Rep. Coffman In Call For VA Head To Resign

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

05/28/2014

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Investigator: VA Employees In Fort Collins Told To Falsify Records

Employees at a veterans medical clinic in Colorado were instructed to falsify records to make it appear that patients were getting appointments close to the day requested, government investigators said.

05/06/2014

Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Sen. Michael Bennet Asks VA To Stop Late Payments

The Veterans Affairs Department has been late in paying education benefits to scores of Colorado veterans, Sen. Michael Bennet said Tuesday, and he asked the department to find a remedy.

11/13/2012

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2 Sites Under Study For Colorado Veterans Cemetery

The Veterans Affairs Department has narrowed the list of possible sites for a new national cemetery in southern Colorado to two locations in El Paso County.

08/29/2012

Ed Perlmutter at the event on Monday (credit: CBS)

Perlmutter, Vets Mark Start Of New VA Hospital

Colorado congressman Ed Perlmutter and Denver-area veterans are celebrating the start of construction on a new veterans hospital.

11/21/2011