Rep. Lipinski Reacts to Reports of Secret Waiting Lists at Hines VA (May 16, 2014)


Statement from Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3):

“I am outraged by reports of secret waiting lists at Hines VA.  Information about these kinds of lists being used at Hines came out of an ongoing investigation of a VA facility in Phoenix, AZ.  The director of that facility, a former Hines executive, has since been placed on leave.  It is my hope that this week’s visit to Hines by federal auditors is the beginning of a thorough investigation of an operation that so many residents in my district rely on.  No one should ever be treated this way, especially our brave veterans that have sacrificed so much for our nation.  Trust must be restored.”