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Representative Mike Coffman

Representing the 6th District of COLORADO

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement after voting for a one-time Congressional exception to allow Gen. James Mattis (Ret) to be confirmed for Secretary of Defense by the United States Senate: 

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

 

GRAHAM, DURBIN REINTRODUCE BRIDGE ACT TO PROTECT UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH FROM DEPORTATION

Reps. Coffman and Gutiérrez introduce companion bill in House of Representatives

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry, the Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, announced his selection of Mike Coffman (R-CO) to serve as the Chairman of the Military Personnel Subcommittee.

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement on the Office of Congressional Ethics:

Dec 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement regarding the United Nations vote on Israeli settlements:

Dec 29, 2016 Press Release

(Aurora, CO) – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) returned from Afghanistan where he spent Christmas visiting some of our deployed troops.
 

Dec 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), an Iraq War combat veteran and member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the terrorist attack in Berlin, Germany.

Dec 20, 2016 In The News

DENVER (AP) - The Justice Department is considering whether to investigate allegations that Veterans Affairs Department executives lied to Congress to conceal massive cost overruns at a $1.7 billion VA hospital under construction outside Denver.

Dec 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) today expressed his extreme disappointment regarding the Air Force’s announcement that Buckley Air Force Base (AFB) did not make the list to get the F-35 aircraft in the latest competitive round.  

Dec 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump's comments on those individuals currently eligible under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

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Dec 20, 2016 In The News
FBI looks into Congress’ claims VA lied about hospital costs

DENVER (AP) - The Justice Department is considering whether to investigate allegations that Veterans Affairs Department executives lied to Congress to conceal massive cost overruns at a $1.7 billion VA hospital under construction outside Denver.

Nov 3, 2016 In The News
KRDO Newschannel 13 (ABC)

A KRDO Newschannel 13 investigation revealed that a large number of heroin addicts in America are veterans.

Not only has the VA health care system struggled to help them, but it may also be responsible for inadvertently creating the addictions in the first place.

Ross Armentor is recovering heroin addict who has been sober for three years this month.

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Nov 2, 2016 In The News
The Greenwood Villager

The Denver Hospice regularly holds pinning ceremonies at local long-term care facilities saluting veterans and their service to our country. Recently, 33 Air Force veterans were honored by the Denver Hospice and U.S Rep. Mike Coffman, known as the veterans’ veteran.

Oct 28, 2016 In The News
Ripon Advance News Service

The Pentagon’s announcement this week that enlistment bonuses would not be clawed back from California National Guard soldiers was met with applause from U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Ryan Costello (R-PA) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME).

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Oct 27, 2016 In The News
Colorado Farm Bureau
Centennial, CO – Today, Colorado Farm Bureau presented Congressman Mike Coffman with its Friend of Farm Bureau Award at the Colorado Farm Bureau State Office in Centennial, Colo. The Friend of Farm Bureau award is awarded at the end of each Congress to members who worked to support agriculture and rural Colorado.
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Oct 26, 2016 In The News
The Aurora Sentinel

One Aurora teacher just became $25,000 richer.

Jennie Schmaltz, a third-grade teacher at Elkhart Elementary School, was surprised with a Milken Educator Award Wednesday — an honor that comes with a no-strings-attached prize of $25,000.

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Oct 26, 2016 In The News
Ripon Advance News Service

Outraged by a report of soldiers being forced to repay enlistment bonuses, U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) called for action to avert the claw backs.

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Oct 25, 2016 In The News
Ripon Advance News Service

Reforms to the Veterans Choice Program led by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Scott Tipton (R-CO) would modernize the program’s payment, authorization and referral systems.

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Oct 18, 2016 In The News
The Washington Examiner

A bipartisan group of 70 lawmakers is asking House appropriators to fund an additional 11 F-35 joint strike fighters in the fiscal 2017 spending bill.

Oct 5, 2016 In The News
The Greenwood Villager

The Department of Veterans Affairs made its required report after the close of business on the deadline day in relation to its Aurora hospital project, though its status is unclear.

“As of now, we have not determined if this CD complies with [the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee] issued subpoena,” U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s congressional office said in an email.

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Oct 4, 2016 In The News
The Los Angeles Times

SpaceX’s investigation into the mysterious explosion of its rocket last month is drawing political support — and branching out in unusual directions.

Oct 3, 2016 In The News
Denver 7 (ABC)

DENVER – Three of Colorado’s U.S. representatives want more oversight into investigations regarding two SpaceX failed launches that ended in the company’s rockets exploding.

Sep 30, 2016 In The News
Lima Charlie News
A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives has proposed legislation targeted at the government of Ethiopia, after Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch documented hundreds of cases of alleged human rights abuses. House Resolution 861, titled “Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia,” was introduced by Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Keith Ellison (D-MN), Al Green (D-TX), Mike Coffman (R-CO), and Eliot Engel (D-NY).
Sep 30, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

What an odd battle the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to wage over releasing information meant to explain the massive cost overruns at its Aurora hospital still under construction.

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Sep 30, 2016 In The News
The Washington Post

A group of 10 Republican members of Congress wrote Thursday that they are increasingly concerned about SpaceX’s ability to safely fly NASA astronauts and national security satellites after the company recently suffered its second rocket explosion in just over a year.

Sep 30, 2016 In The News
The Los Angeles Times
Ten Republican Congress members led by Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) have sent a letter to the heads of the Air Force, NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration questioning whether SpaceX should be allowed to lead its own investigation into a Sept. 1 launch pad explosion that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and a communications satellite.
Sep 29, 2016 In The News
Space News

Ten members of Congress sent a letter to several government agencies about the Sept. 1 explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9, raising questions about government use and oversight of the launch vehicle.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Responding to a subpoena request from Congress, the Department of Veterans Affairs this week turned over some — but not all — of its investigative findings into a Colorado hospital that blew its construction budget by more than $1 billion.

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Sep 27, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

Fumbling the phone call of a suicidal veteran reaching out to a hotline for help is an unthinkable failure on the long list of dangerous mistakes perpetrated by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Sep 23, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

DENVER — A bipartisan group of lawmakers formally asked the U.S. Justice Department Thursday to investigate whether Veterans Affairs Department executives lied to Congress to conceal massive cost overruns at a Denver-area hospital.

Twelve Republicans and nine Democrats on the House Veterans Affairs Committee made the request in a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

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