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Representative Mike Coffman

Representing the 6th District of COLORADO

Veterans

Those who serve our nation in defense of freedom must never be forgotten when they return home.  It is vital to fully fund the necessary services to our veterans and their families in the most cost effective manner possible.

More on Veterans

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) issued the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) announced a new program to provide emergency mental health services to veterans with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges:

Jun 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) today was awarded the American Veterans Center (AVC) award for “Service to the Nation as a Member of the United States Armed Forces in the War on Terrorism.” The award recognized Coffman’s’ military service.

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) released the following statement upon passage of S. 1094, the ‘Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.’ This bipartisan legislation will reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by allowing the Secretary to dismiss poorly-performing employees while strengthening protections for whistleblowers.

Jun 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO) released the following statement after receiving notification from the Justice Department pertaining to the Veterans' Affairs Hospital in Aurora, CO:

Jun 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) was joined by his colleagues, Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) and Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH), for the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 2773, the ‘Sell Excess Luxury Lodgings’ or ‘SELL Act’.

The ‘SELL Act’ would direct the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) to sell Pershing Hall, a 5-star boutique 24-room hotel, restaurant and club it currently owns in Paris, France.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) were joined by their colleagues, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) and Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL), for the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 2652,  the ‘Veteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017’. The legislation is intended to prevent the overmedication of veterans and combat suicide deaths through the use of comprehensive data.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C.—U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) offered the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 2052, the ‘Protecting the Rights of Individuals Against Technological Exploitation Act’ or the “PRIVATE Act”:

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) supported the bipartisan passage of H.R. 2288, the ‘Veterans Appeal Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017”, which seeks to reform the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) appeals process by giving veterans more claim options. Specifically, it gives veterans three main options to choose from when filing their claims: to waive a hearing and the ability to submit additional evidence, submit additional evidence and have a hearing, or transfer jurisdiction over to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) today introduced H.R. 2549, the ‘GI Bill Processing Improvement Act’, along with U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX).

May 18, 2017 In The News

Three-fifths of troops discharged from the military for misconduct in recent years had a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury or another associated condition, according to a report released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office.