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  • Passage of H.R. 1, the 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act'
    Posted in In the News on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) released the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 1, the ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’: "This is pro growth tax reform. I've always believed that simplifying our tax code and reducing the tax burden on hardworking families and businesses will promote job growth and higher wages in communities all across our country. The same CBO that projected a $1.5 trillion deficit over the next 10 years is also projecting that there will be ... Read more

  • Coffman Passes First Defense Bill as Subcommittee Chairman
    Posted in In the News on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, National Security, Public Lands

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) lauded the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, a bill that contains significant policy and funding initiatives for the Department of Defense (DoD). Coffman, as Chairman of the House Armed Forces Subcommittee on Military Personnel, worked across party lines to ensure that the bill includes key provisions for our troops and their families, all while maintaining military ... Read more

  • Rep. Coffman Veterans’ Mental Health Bill Passes House
    Posted in In the News on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), a Marine Corps combat veteran and a member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, applauded the unanimous passage of his bill: H.R. 918, the ‘Veteran Urgent Access to Mental HealthCare Act’. Coffman is the sponsor of HR 918 and wrote his bill to require the Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Secretary to provide initial mental health assessments and mental healthcare to veterans with ‘an other than honorable’ discharge’ who have deployed and se... Read more

  • Veterans' Affairs Committee Leaders Introduce Legislation to Improve Care for Veterans
    Posted in In the News on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C. - Today, members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, led by Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.), introduced a bipartisan bill to streamline VA’s community care accounts into one veteran-centric program that replaces the Choice Program, removing the current 30-day, 40-mile requirement to give veterans more timely access to community care. “The VA of the 21st century should be able to adapt to the changing needs of our veterans," said C... Read more

  • Coffman on 5th Anniversary of Aurora Theater Shooting
    Posted in In the News on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

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  • ICYMI: Sanctuary Cities and the Need for Immigration Reform
    Posted in In the News on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    The question of sanctuary cities is a topic charged with emotion as the controversy has come to a head with the U.S. Justice Department demanding the cooperation of local law enforcement agencies in enforcing federal immigration laws. Sanctuary cities are those local jurisdictions that have taken a formal stand in refusing to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under any circumstances. They are constitutionally correct in that the federal government cannot compel them to enforce feder... Read more

  • Coffman, O’Rourke Introduce ‘GI Bill Processing Improvement Act’
    Posted in In the News on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    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). The act would ensure those receiving GI Bill benefits for their military service do so in a more timely manner. It also improves oversight of schools and educational facilities receiving funding, by requiring them to certify that GI Bill funds received are used for veterans’ services and requires that school certifying officials are p... Read more

  • Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.
    Posted in In the News on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    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. The report, mandated by Congress, for the first time combined military medical and staffing data, as well as data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, to show that tens of thousands of wounded troops were kicked out of the arm... Read more

  • DeGette, Coffman Introduce Bill to Respect States’ Rights on Marijuana
    Posted in In the News on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Mike Coffman (CO-06) today introduced a bill to ensure that the federal government does not pre-empt state laws on marijuana. The 'Respect States and Citizens’ Rights Act of 2017' clarifies congressional intent and provides guidance for courts. DeGette and Coffman teamed up on a similar bill in 2012 just after Coloradans approved legalizing marijuana by a margin of six points. They are introducing it anew at a time when the Trump Administration has... Read more

  • Tricare, Military Pay Raise & More-- What’s on Congressional Plate this Session
    Posted in In the News on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    The military personnel system is going through a crisis according to some of the most notable former military officials in the nation and in the midst of those choppy waters, two new lawmakers are taking the helm. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) took over as chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee this year. This responsibility comes as a slew of issues plague the military. TRICARE, talent management, sexual assault and housing... Read more

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