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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
How is the Department of Veterans Affairs going to pay for it?
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.
Congress is investigating the walloping $1 billion cost overrun on the veterans hospital under construction in Aurora.