Durbin, Illinois Delegation to Meet with VA Secretary on Tuesday

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation is scheduled to meet with the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Eric Shinseki, on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15 to discuss the findings of the high level Quality Management team that was sent to the VA Medical Center in Marion, Illinois last month. A recent report by the VA Office of the Inspector General (OIG) revealed that leadership at the Marion facility failed to meet VA patient safety and quality care guidelines.


WHAT: Briefing on the VA’s Quality Management team at Marion VA


WHO: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation

Secretary of the VA, Eric Shinseki


WHEN: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

10:30 – 11:00 AM ET


WHERE: Assistant Majority Leader’s Office

Capitol (S-321)

Washington, DC