13 Feb '18, 8am

#Pamplona FRA deputy administrator resigns over questions about 'outside work'

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Post reports that the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Deputy Administrator Heath Hall resigned after allegations were raised about “outside work” he took on while employed as a senior federal official. Hall, a public relations professional and political consultant who served as a spokesman for a sheriff’s office in Mississippi, reportedly continued work at his public relations firm while also working for the FRA. RELATED: Feds say railroads must meet PTC deadline Politico first reported Hall’s departure and questions about his continued relationship with the outside firm he had run. He reportedly requested a leave of absence from his duties as acting administrator in January to “address an urgent family matter.” For the full story, click here .

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/government-issues/news/7284...

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