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Michael Coffman's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' Coffman
Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cynthia
Birth Date: 03/19/1955
Birth Place: Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Home City: Aurora, CO
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: The Courage to Fight for Change
Issue Position: Health Care
July 2, 2014 The Denver Post - A Broken VA Health Care System
June 24, 2014 Brighton Standard Blade - Reforming the Veterans Health Administration
June 19, 2014 Aurora Sentinel - Rep. Coffman Appointed to GOP House VA Conference Committee
June 18, 2014 Coffman Appointed to Conference Committee on Veterans Care Bill
June 16, 2014 Denver Post - Coffman Requests Investigation of VA's Treatment of a Denver Veteran
June 13, 2014 Military.com - Rep Wants VA Research Data on Gulf War Illness
June 10, 2014 WND - VA Scandal to Produce Criminal Charges?
June 9, 2014 The Denver Post- VA Problems Extend Beyond Delayed Dare, Colorado Vets Say
June 9, 2014 Coffman Statement Regarding VA's Internal Audit of Scheduling Praticies
June 5, 2014 Coffman Statement on Sanders/McCain VA Reform Proposal
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Coffman Statement Regarding Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Assessing Inadequacies in VA Data Usage for and Services Provided to Visually-Impaired Veterans
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Coffman Leads on Bipartisan Gulf War Health Research Act
May 28, 2014 Coffman Statement on Interim Report from the VA Office of Inspector General
May 28, 2014 Gulf War Health Research Reform Act of 2014
May 21, 2014 Coffman Denounces Obama's Lack of Accountability On VA Scandal
May 21, 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014
May 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Commission on Veterans Affairs
May 16, 2014 Statement by U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) Regarding the Resignation of Dr. Robert Petzel, VA Under Secretary for Health
May 15, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Veterans' Scandal
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 29, 2014 Coffman and Kirkpatrick Want a Hearing on Phoenix VA
April 11, 2014 Coffman Statement On Secretary Sebelius' Resignation
April 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Work With Colorado Claims Task Force on Measure to Eliminate Wasteful Spending
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 14, 2014 Bipartisan Bill on Gulf War Health Research
Feb. 3, 2014 GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013
Feb. 3, 2014 House Approves Coffman's Infectious Disease Reporting Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing the Oversight and Investigations Subcomittee of the House Veterans' Committee - VA's Failed Oversight of Surgical Implants
Jan. 15, 2014 Coffman Examines Problems With VA's Surgical Implants
Dec. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Healthcare
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Analyzing Prohibited Practices and Preventable Patient Deaths at Jackson VAMC
Oct. 24, 2013 Coffman Donates Salary During Shutdown to American Red Cross of Colorado
Sept. 9, 2013 Coffman Statement on HVAC Field Hearing in Pittsburgh
Aug. 15, 2013 The Daily Caller - Congressman Slams VA Over 'Unlawful' Construction Practices
Aug. 14, 2013 The Denver Post - VA Demands Proof From Kiewit that Aurora Hospital Will Cost $1 Billion
July 30, 2013 Fox News - VA Struggles With Behind-Schedule, Over-Budget Construction Projects
July 22, 2013 The Denver Post - Builder of Colorado's VA Hospital Says Cost Exceeds $1 Billion
July 11, 2013 McCarthy Takes Action to Ensure Veterans Have Access to Timely Medical Appointments
July 10, 2013 The Denver Post - Chronic Mismanagement on the VA Hospital Projects
July 7, 2013 The Denver Post - Aurora VA Hospital Plans are $199 Million Over Budget
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 7, 2013 Hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - VA Construction Policy: Failed Plans Result In Plans That Fail
April 25, 2013 Aurora Sentinel - Tackling Trauma: US Sen and Rep Create Task Force to Help Vets with PTSD
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