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Veterans Affairs

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

Veteran Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson Sloan Gibson  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

VA Deputy Chief In Denver: More Employees Face Punishment

More Veterans Administration employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Veteran Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson Sloan Gibson  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

VA Deputy Chief Addresses Veterans In Denver

VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson is addressing a veterans convention in Denver days after his department said it wanted to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

08/05/2014

The clinic in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

VA Wants To Fire 2 Accused Of Manipulating Data

The Veterans Affairs Department says it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

07/30/2014

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

Wayne Hayden (credit: CBS)

150 Personal Veterans Records Mailed To Wrong Man

Sensitive information detailing the military careers of dozens of U.S. veterans, social security numbers and pension applications was mailed to a Weld County man who is also a veteran.

05/28/2014

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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Vets Use Memorial Day To Raise Concerns About VA Health Care

Ceremonies around the nation honored the service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. This Memorial Day comes as there are growing questions about health care for veterans.

05/26/2014

The clinic in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

Will The VA Controversy Swing Voters in Colorado?

As the controversy over the reported issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs continues, it is likely that the national story will play a big role in Colorado’s 2014 election.

05/22/2014

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