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Representative Mike Coffman

Representing the 6th District of COLORADO

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Oct 26, 2016 In The News

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 Press Release
Aurora, CO -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) today congratulated Jennie Schmaltz, a third grade teacher and an instructional coach for other teachers at Elkhart Elementary School in Aurora, CO, on winning the Milken Educator Award.
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Oct 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) issued the following statement on the Pentagon’s decision to suspend bonus collection from California National Guard soldiers:

Oct 25, 2016 In The News

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 24, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), a Marine Corps Iraq War veteran and member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, today called upon the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Guard Bureau (NGB) to determine if they have the legal authority to waive regulations forcing thousands of National Guard soldiers, primarily in California, to repay reenlistment bonuses issued during the height of U.S involvement in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. If neither the DoD nor the NGB has authority, Coffman is ready to introduce a legislative fix to allow these soldiers to keep their bonuses.
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Oct 18, 2016 In The News

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 16, 2016 Op-Eds
Too many of our combat veterans return home to find themselves needing help that often just isn’t there. To make matters worse, nearly 22 veterans commit suicide every day — a number that is far too high. What should be a core competency of the Department of Veterans Affairs continually fails those who fought for us.
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Oct 5, 2016 In The News

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

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 – 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.

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Apr 29, 2015 In The News
Denver Post

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Apr 21, 2015 In The News
CBS Denver

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Apr 21, 2015 In The News
Denver Post

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
Aurora Sentinel

Not only does the badly mistreated taxpayer buck not stop at the desks of leaders of the Veterans Administration, it gets passed back to the folks who sent it to Washington in the first place.

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
Washington Post

How is the Department of Veterans Affairs going to pay for it?

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
Denver Post

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
9 News

9 News

Members of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee received another dose of bad news Wednesday at a hearing to discuss the long-delayed, hugely over-budget Denver VA medical center project.

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
CBS Denver

Congress is investigating the walloping $1 billion cost overrun on the veterans hospital under construction in Aurora.

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
National Journal

National Journal

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
Washington Post

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Apr 16, 2015 In The News
The Hill

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Apr 14, 2015 In The News
Washington Post

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Apr 14, 2015 In The News
Denver Business Journal

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says that it has the funds to complete the Denver VA Medical Center, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet's office said Monday.

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