Wisconsin's railroad commissioner has resigned, weeks after it emerged that he softened letters of reprimand given to two workers found to be carrying on an affair at the office.
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In their testimony to a Milwaukee committee Wednesday, railroad officials described efforts to increase safety in the transport of oil and other hazardous substances. But they also revealed a patchwork of regulatory agencies with differing jurisdictions that are not always coordinated in their efforts.Read More »
The boom in demand for Wisconsin’s sand used for hydraulic fracturing has prompted conflicts and safety concerns along with an increase in rail traffic moving the commodity to other states.Read More »
Wisconsin representatives expressed surprise Wednesday in the wake of Jeff Plale’s announcement that he is abandoning his post as state facilities administrator less than a year after assuming the role.Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A net put in place across the state Capitol rotunda following an altercation over the release of balloons is going to be taken down. State’s facilities director Jeff Plale tells WISC-TV the net is ugly and ...Read More »