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Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) on Friday would use cost savings from fraud prevention efforts to expand the earned income tax credit (EITC).
The Enhancing Advancement, Reducing Noncompliance and Improving Trust (EARN IT) Act, H.R. 4946, would expand access to the EITC for childless workers, as well as for young, single people who are beginning their careers.
Members of Colorado's congressional delegation slammed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald this week for touting his agency's reform accomplishments during a Denver speech.
AURORA | U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, is putting pressure on the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs to release a report on the cost overruns and project management issues with the Aurora VA hospital currently under construction.
Service members with Other-Than-Honorable discharges receive no veterans benefits and are much more likely to become homeless. But the military has no consistent standards about who gets a dreaded "OTH."
DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department has no plans to punish any other employees over massive cost overruns at a VA medical center under construction outside Denver, the agency said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Following the completion of an internal investigation, the VA said Tuesday it does not plan to punish anyone else involved in the construction of a new hospital in Aurora that saw its cost balloon by $1 billion.
Some Colorado leaders took time to honor World Down Syndrome Day with an event at the capitol on Friday.
A Republican congresswoman has introduced a resolution in support of sending captured Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters to the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, calling their release "completely nonsensical."
The percent of disability claims approved by the Veterans Affairs Department for Persian Gulf War-related illnesses has declined steadily in the past five years, resulting in record lows, according to a new report from the advocacy group Veterans for Common Sense.
Lawmakers want to avoid having troops disgracefully forced from the ranks because of behavior related to post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injuries, but Pentagon officials may already be on the way to fixing the problem.
CONCORD, N.H. | Veterans Administration officials from New Hampshire and Vermont say the VA is making progress in reducing opioid use among their patients, but members of Congress studying the issue say they remain concerned that successful approaches aren’t being widely shared.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, has joined a growing call to declassify 28 censored pages from a congressional report on the 9/11 terrorist attacks that some suggest may implicate the government of Saudi Arabia.
Retired Marine Capt. David Winnett is grateful for his Tricare health program, which keeps him from having to go to the Veterans Affairs Department to treat his Gulf War-related illnesses.
During an interview with the FOX Business Network’s Gerri Willis, Colorado Representative Mike Coffman discussed why it would be wrong to bring Guantanamo Bay detainees to American soil, let alone Colorado soil.
Kristofer Goldsmith was discharged from the Army at the height of the Iraq war because he was not on a plane to Baghdad for his second deployment. Instead, he was in a hospital after attempting suicide the night before.
To hear U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman tell it, Congress essentially has two options when it comes to the future of mandatory draft registration—either start requiring women to register or end the practice altogether—and Coffman stands on the side of the latter.
Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) made good on his Super Bowl wager with Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) Friday morning at the Capitol.
The Vietnam War Memorial, unveiled Jan. 30 at 220 W. Alameda in Denver, is dedicated to current and future generations of Vietnamese-Americans. The monument symbolizes the fallen soldiers, the standing soldier for all the U.S. servicemen and the sitting soldier for all the Vietnamese who fought against communism.
Photos by Stefan Krusze
Congress is looking into why veterans are being denied a cure for a deadly form of hepatitis.
In a CBS News investigation, we told you the cure was developed by a doctor working for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The doctor got rich, but at $1,000 a pill, the VA can't afford it.