The statement from Murray, whose committee has jurisdiction over the VA, came after the release of the report, which also found that some VA officials improperly accepted gifts.
She said she expects the VA to address the problems quickly.
“The IG report highlights failures in areas that have continually been problems for VA, including contracting and human resources,” Murray said. “I expect the department to act quickly to address these longstanding shortcomings.”
This report on the VA came months after another that found that General Services Administration held an excessive $823,000 conference in Las Vegas.