After reports of billing for foreign trips surface Commerce head resigns
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce is without two of its top three leaders as it keeps trying to prop up a faltering economy.
Wednesday, Jack Fischer, commerce secretary, said he would resign amid reports that he billed taxpayers $21,000 for three foreign trips this past spring.
The department's No. 3 official, Chandra Miller-Fienen, became Gov. Jim Doyle's legal counsel last week.
Aaron Olver, deputy secretary, will be in charge for now.