Veterans Affairs

VA Secretary Robert McDonald  and Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee in Denver on Monday (credit: CBS)

House Veterans Chairman In Denver: VA Should Fire Bad Workers Faster

The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers.

08/10/2015

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Hundreds Of Veterans Rally To Demand ‘FTDT’ At Unfinished VA Hospital

Veterans in Colorado are demanding that Congress act to keep construction at the Veteran’s Affairs medical center on track.

06/01/2015

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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

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Bennet, Gardner Want More Oversight Of New VA Hospital

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner asked for more congressional oversight of the construction of Denver’s troubled new veterans hospital on Thursday to ensure it’s completed as soon as possible without wasting tax dollars.

05/07/2015

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Senator: Design Changes Might Be Behind VA Hospital Costs

Multiple design changes may be the reason a veterans hospital under construction near Denver soared more than $1 billion over budget, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee told reporters after touring the half-finished complex Friday.

04/24/2015

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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

Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson (credit: CBS)

VA Official Visiting Site Of Budget-Busting Denver Hospital

U.S. Veterans Affairs sent its second-in-command to Colorado on Thursday as it tried to get its overdue, over-budget hospital in Denver back on track.

04/02/2015

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

New VA Hospital Price Tag Should Anger All Of Us

The new $1.73 billion price tag of the long delayed VA Hospital in Aurora should outrage Coloradans and it’s about time we do something about it.

03/17/2015

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

Denver VA Construction Could Be Halted Again This Month

Members of Congress are warning that construction of the Denver area’s new Veterans Affairs hospital could stop again unless the department shows it is getting the project back on track.

03/12/2015

Rodger Holmes (credit: CBS)

Vet’s Care At Grand Junction VA Hospital Gets Closer Look Following His Death

There is now a bigger push for an investigation into the care a military veteran received at a Colorado Veterans Administration hospital.

01/05/2015

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