MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation are calling for an investigation of alleged misconduct at a Veterans’ Affairs clinic in Hibbing.

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Reps. Tim Walz and Rick Nolan asked the VA’s inspector general to look into claims by some ex-employees that they were ordered to backdate appointment records to make waits appear shorter.

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The claims echo reports from some other VA facilities around the country.

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Sterling Medical Associates runs the clinic. Both Sterling and VA say there’s no evidence of current tampering, and Sterling denied ever ordering any schedule falsifications.

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