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Veterans Affairs

Kay Martinez serves burritos to construction workers at the new VA Hospital (credit: CBS)

Mother Of Wounded Soldier Serves Up Burritos At New VA Hospital

She started early in the morning making burritos that she sells for a few dollars at a time. Before she headed out, she piled well over 100 in coolers, wrapped with foil and piping hot.

16 hours ago

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

Coffman: Funding May Be Available For VA Hospital Construction

Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman told CBS4 it’s possible Congress could allot $2 billion in so-called “unobligated” funding to revive construction at the VA hospital in Aurora, nearly a week after the contractor halted work.

12/16/2014

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

VA Hospital Travesty: An Ideal Opportunity For Bipartisanship

Congress should use Colorado’s VA Hospital travesty as a reason to work together, urgently, to fix a quagmire years in the making.

12/11/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

Denver VA Medical Center (credit: CBS)

VA Surgeries Up In Denver After Instrument Problem Fixed

The Denver veterans hospital says it’s doing more operations after resolving a cleaning problem that left trace mineral deposits on its stainless steel surgical instruments.

10/15/2014

Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Coffman’s Campaign More Inclusive As District Changes

Mike Coffman spent his childhood in Aurora, but the city he now represents as part of Colorado’s 6th congressional district has changed so dramatically that Coffman himself has shifted his focus.

10/09/2014

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

Congress Taking Action On Costly, Delayed VA Hospital In Aurora

Congress is taking action on the costly, delayed construction on the VA Medical Center on the Anschutz Medical Center campus in Aurora thanks to a Colorado representative.

09/10/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

Eastern Colorado VA Resumes Surgeries

Surgeries are once again being done at the Denver VA after concerns were raised about its air-handling units.

08/28/2014

Pres. Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boost For Vets’ Health: Obama Signs New Law

Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.

08/07/2014

Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson in Denver (credit: CBS)

Deputy VA Secretary In Denver, Cites Leadership Failures

Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says failed leadership is one reason some veterans hospitals are falling short even while others are excelling.

08/06/2014

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