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: State Patrol: Crash Of Stolen Vehicle On I-394
The claims echo reports from some other VA facilities around the country.READ MORE: FBI: Man Who Held Hostages Was Not Focused On Jewish Community
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: How Minnesota Manufacturers Have Weathered Supply Chain Disruptions
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