Acting chief at railroad safety agency resigns after ethics questions raised

A key official at the agency responsible for overseeing the nation's railroad safety has resigned after "troubling" allegations that he was still working as a public relations consultant in Mississippi.

Heath Hall, who was appointed deputy administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration last June and later named the acting administrator, "has resigned his position at the Department effective immediately," a Department of Transportation spokeswoman told CNN Saturday.

"DOT was unaware of the...


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