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Representative Mike Coffman

Representing the 6th District of COLORADO

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Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman offered the following statement in response to Speakers Ryan withdraw of the American Health Care Act:

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman was presented today with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” Award.  The award recognizes Rep. Coffman’s work supporting the U.S. Chamber’s agenda for economic policies that encourage private investment, economic growth, and job creation. 

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- U.S.

Mar 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. schools could receive additional resources to prevent mass shootings under bipartisan legislation by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-06), Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-05) and Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01).

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Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) filed bipartisan legislation today reaffirming the United States’ commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Congressman Mike Coffman (CO-6), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-2) are the lead cosponsors of the resolution, which has 18 cosponsors.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —  U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, made the following statement following a briefing this morning on the ongoing DoD investigation into social media group used to distribute nude photos of female service personnel:

Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) with bipartisan support has introduced H.R. 1445, the ‘Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services Act’.

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Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) along with U.S.

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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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