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Rep. Coffman: Cancel VA Bonuses, Use Them For Denver Hospital

DENVER (AP) – Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday. 486 more words

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VA Hospital Construction Chief Retires Amid Investigation

DENVER (AP) – The top VA official in charge of construction nationwide retired Wednesday amid an internal investigation of delays and massive cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital, the agency said. 516 more words

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Former Colorado House Speaker Romanoff Gets New Advocacy Job

DENVER (AP) – Former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff has been named president and CEO of Mental Health America of Colorado.

The advocacy group announced Monday that Romanoff will begin his new job April 1, replacing Donald Mares, who was appointed in December as Denver’s executive director of behavioral health strategies… 90 more words

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Rep. Coffman Feels 'Sticker Shock,' Learns VA Hospital Will Be $1 Billion Over Budget

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The already over-budget Aurora VA Hospital is going to cost more than $1 billion over the projected cost.

On Tuesday the deputy secretary of the Veterans Administration said the new estimate on the project is close to $2 billion. 96 more words

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LARRY SABATO: Can Democrats Retake the Senate in 2016?

Politico: It’s still too early to predict the Senate’s makeup in 2016, but it’s not too early to start thinking about who could land on the list of endangered senators. 119 more words

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Bob McDonald: Obamite Arrogance, Example # 2,384,198

In the exalted age of Obama, I’ve become, sadly, accustomed to corrupt, stupid and indefensibly arrogant federal bureaucrats insulting members of Congress charged with oversight of their agencies. 1,016 more words

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Rep. Jackie Speier Pushes Bill Closing Loophole For Convicted Sex Offenders In The Military

REDWOOD CITY (KCBS) — Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) has introduced a bipartisan bill that would require the Department of Defense to publish the names of convicted sex offenders in the nation’s military and eliminate an existing loophole allowing them to exempt themselves from being registered as such. 268 more words

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