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Rep. Coffman pushes to re-start Aurora VA project

Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced a bill yesterday that will authorize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the permanent construction authority on the Aurora VA hospital, and raise the $800 million spending cap to $1.1 billion. 70 more words

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Congress Asked To Raise Spending Cap For Denver VA Hospital

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s congressional delegation asked the U.S. House and Senate on Wednesday to raise the spending limit on Denver’s new veterans hospital from $800 million to $1.1 billion so the troubled project can be completed. 326 more words


Bennet, Gardner join Coffman in push to re-start Aurora VA project

DENVER — Colorado’s entire delegation is backing legislation introduced Wednesday aimed at jump-starting the problem-plagued VA hospital project in Aurora.

Rep. Mike Coffman, the Iraq war veteran who represents the area, is the prime sponsor of the House version of the bill, while Sens. 335 more words


Rep. Coffman Splits With Republicans To Oppose Dreamer Roll Back

DENVER (AP) – Congressman Mike Coffman voted against overturning one of President Barack Obama’s key immigration policies even though he disagrees with the president using executive orders to deal with immigration. 184 more words


Coffman votes against GOP bill to deport undocumented immigrants

DENVER — House Republicans mounted a serious challenge to President Obama’s immigration policies on Wednesday, voting to roll back the president’s effort to shield many undocumented immigrants from deportation. 260 more words


To Professionalize, Federalize...

I don’t suppose either of these intellectual titans will see the irony in their statements:  

If you don’t have federalism, it doesn’t work,’ said Sen. John D.

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Workers To Return To VA Hospital Project After Agreement

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the construction company in charge of the new VA Hospital in Aurora have come to an agreement that will allow construction to continue on the project for the next three months. 470 more words