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.READ MORE: 1 Of 2 Boys Pulled From Lake Nokomis Has Died
The claims echo reports from some other VA facilities around the country.READ MORE: Darren Osborne, 56, Charged In Wisconsin Quadruple Homicide; 1 Other Still At Large
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.MORE NEWS: Man Fatally Shot In South Minneapolis Identified As Christopher Crockom
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