08.02.17

Burr and Tillis Statement on Recent VA Watchdog Findings at Salisbury VA Hospital

WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) made the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs issued a report finding shortcomings at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, North Carolina:

“This report serves as an important reminder of the necessary work that remains to be done to improve VA facilities in North Carolina and across the country. We’re grateful to the Office of Inspector General for catching these issues so they can be directly addressed and resolved. We will continue to work with the Salisbury VA and exercise close oversight to ensure that all necessary changes are implemented.”