AURORA | U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) hopes a legislative maneuver will give a boost to the BRIDGE Act, a bipartisan bill he’s championing as a semipermanent protection against the deportation of young immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children. In a statement Tuesday, Sept. 5, Coffman’s aides said the congressman […]
The group said Coffman’s work on veteran issues in Congress and his own military service and tours of duty in combat. The group specifically cited Coffman’s support for the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act, which would guarantee mental health services for veterans who were discharged on other than honorable grounds.
“It doesn’t feel like we’re welcomed. Some of us have been living here for 30, 40 years,” Nebiyu Asfaw said. “It doesn’t feel like the America we’ve known.”
“I am encouraged by the willingness of Republicans and Democrats in the Problem Solvers Caucus to come together to help find ways to stabilize our individual insurance markets,” Coffman said
Currently veterans who were dishonorably discharged can’t access services including mental health care. The Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide initial mental health assessments and mental health care services to veterans at risk of suicide or harming others.
Coffman is set to have the public meeting on Aug. 1 at Prairie View High School in Henderson, which is in the northern portion of the Sixth Congressional District. This will be Coffman’s second town hall meeting since President Donald Trump was sworn in.
Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman announced the news Wednesday afternoon, saying he was pleased VA officials accepted the name he and a host of local veterans organizations chose
Jason Crow is currently living outside of the district in the Denver side of Stapleton. But Crow and his family are now under contract to buy a house in the Aurora portion of the Stapleton neighborhood that’s located in the 6th Congressional District.
Of the 13 followers El Jefe was boasting at press time Wednesday, the only Latino sounding last names were attached to reporter types, and no further instructions en Español had been broadcast