Rezin reacts to LaSalle Veterans’ Home report

Illinois Senate Deputy Minority Leader Sue Rezin (R-Morris) issued the following statement after the Illinois Auditor General released their report on the Pritzker Administration’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home that resulted in the death of 36 residents:

“The audit tells the story of a governor who fatally mismanaged the state’s response, abdicated his responsibilities to protect the veterans of this state, and tried to hide it with an investigation he arranged with a predetermined outcome, ensuring his office escaped all accountability.

“Governor Pritzker and his political appointees intentionally misled legislators during public hearings as we sought answers for the families who lost loved ones but nineteen months after the outbreak began, the truth came out. He must finally accept responsibility for failing to act on the information his office sat on since day one. The Senate must hold legislative hearings to demand answers from the Pritzker Administration.”

*You can view the Illinois Auditor General’s report here.

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