U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) will be in Peoria Friday, holding a roundtable discussion with local veteran service organizations.
Durbin will provide an update on the ongoing efforts in Washington to improve veteran's access to heath care and address the problems facing the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Bob Michel Outpatient Clinic in Peoria was one of several Illinois V.A. facilities flagged in an audit.
The senator will listen to veteran's concern's about the V.A., and explain legislation The Senate recently passed to help veterans.
The roundtable gets underway at 1:30 at the Peoria County Courthouse.