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Representative Mike Coffman

Representing the 6th District of COLORADO

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —  U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement today in regards to Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) along with his colleagues on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs have introduced H.R. 1259, the ‘Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Accountability First Act of 2017’.

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Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) offered the following statement in preview of the President's Address to a joint session of Congress this evening:

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Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

Repealing & Replacing the ACA

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), joined by Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Susan Davis (D-CA), and Mike Coffman (R-CO), today introduced the Department of Defense Emergency Response Capabilities Database Enhancement Act, legislation that would require National Guard and Reserve forces to track cyber capabilities.

Feb 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —  U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement today in regards to U.S. National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn:

Feb 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) announced that during the district work period scheduled for Feb. 20-24, he will undertake the first phase of his planned “listening tour” regarding the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release

Calls for entries from students across Colorado’s Sixth District

(Aurora, CO) -- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) announced the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. 

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) led the bipartisan reintroduction of the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental HealthCare Act (H.R. 918).

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement after the Treasury Department announced further economic sanctions for Iran:

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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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Sep 22, 2016 In The News
The Aurora Sentinel

AURORA | Federal prosecutors should investigate whether a former Veterans Affairs Department executive committed perjury when he testified about the cost of a new Aurora VA hospital, which is more than $1 billion over budget, members of Congress said.

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Sep 22, 2016 In The News
Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — Leaders behind a plan for a new Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora, Colo., agreed to a grandiose design and ignored repeated, early warnings about the costs, driving it into financial failure, according to a report issued Wednesday.

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Sep 21, 2016 In The News
Fox 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Federal investigators say “gross mismanagement,” delays and lax oversight by the Department of Veterans Affairs added millions of dollars to the cost of the Aurora VA hospital.

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Sep 21, 2016 In The News
CBS4 Denver

DENVER (AP) – Gross mismanagement, delays and lax oversight by the Veterans Affairs Department added hundreds of millions of dollars to the cost of a new VA hospital In Aurora, federal investigators said Wednesday.

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Sep 13, 2016 In The News
Military Times

Veterans advocates rallied on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge lawmakers deal with the problem of so-called “bad paper” discharges that prevent some struggling veterans from receiving health care, and urged the White House to intervene while the legislative process drags on. 

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Sep 13, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

Taxpayers in Colorado and across the nation have been kept in the dark far too long about what went so disastrously awry with the mushrooming cost to build the still-under-construction veterans hospital in Aurora.

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Sep 13, 2016 In The News
Yahoo News

Washington (AFP) - Ethiopia faces potential tragedy -- even ethnic bloodletting -- if the international community looks away from repression there, runner Feyisa Lilesa warned Tues

Sep 10, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

One of the best attempts to improve America’s mental health crisis in decades will stall if the U.S. Senate does not get its act together before it goes on another month-long break.  Freshly back from vacation, senators should pass Rep.

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Sep 7, 2016 In The News
The Associated Press

Demanding explanations for a $1 billion cost overrun, a House panel Wednesday issued a subpoena to the Department of Veterans Affairs for documents on how the cost of a Denver-area VA hospital ballooned to almost $1.7 billion.

That figure was nearly triple earlier estimates.

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Sep 7, 2016 In The News
CBS4 Denver

A House panel voted to subpoena the Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday. The Veterans Affairs Committee wants thousands of pages of documents related to the cost of constructing the VA Hospital in Aurora.

The committee also wants documents related to art and ornamental furnishing purchases for the past five-and-a-half years.

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Sep 2, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

A congressional committee is expected to decide Wednesday whether to force the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to turn over thousands of pages of investigative documents into the over-budget replacement hospital in Aurora that panel members say have been wrongly withheld.

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Aug 29, 2016 In The News
The Fence Post

This is the first year Brighton’s Sakata Farms isn’t growing cabbage, one of its former principal crops. Robert Sakata, farm owner, said it wasn’t worth planting this year, because he wouldn’t have enough employees to harvest it.

“We got tired of leaving crops in the field,” he said.

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Aug 16, 2016 In The News
The Daily Caller

A Republican congressman is going after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for having almost 200 full-time interior designers.

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller thinks the designers are a significant factor in the troubled agency’s penchant for wasting tax dollars, and offering inadequate care to veterans

Aug 16, 2016 In The News
The Ripon Advance

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) called a recent report’s findings that intelligence on ISIS may have been manipulated to create a more favorable depiction of U.S. antiterrorism efforts “alarming.”

Aug 9, 2016 In The News
The Aurora Sentinel

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, waded into the wild and tangled saga surrounding embattled Aurora Public Schools Board of Education director Eric Nelson Tuesday, Aug. 2, urging U.S. Attorney John Walsh to investigate whether Nelson had violated federal law.

Aug 3, 2016 In The News
The Denver Post

A sweeping reform of the nation’s $130 billion mental health system — already passed by the U.S. House and headed for the Senate next month — would ramp up the number of psychiatric beds and make it easier for families to access treatment even when their relative does not want it.

Jul 28, 2016 In The News
The Aurora Sentinel
Hosting a local naturalization ceremony has been a piece of Aurora’s ongoing efforts to integrate and welcome the city’s constantly burgeoning community of immigrants and refugees.
Jul 26, 2016 In The News
The Aurora Sentinel
"From humble beginnings, Aurora has grown to be the third most-populous city in Colorado with a rich and ethnically diverse population. I have lived in Aurora since I was 6 years old and have watched with amazement the city's transformation from a modest Denver suburb into the thriving city it is today," Coffman said.
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
The Hill

A top Republican wants to make sure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is following a Supreme Court ruling that directs agencies to follow laws to increase the number of federal contracts to veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs).

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