Milwaukee Health Department alerts council that some aspects of lead program ‘mismanaged’

Window sill at a Milwaukee home undergoing lead abatement in 2002

The Milwaukee Health Department alerted members of the city’s Common Council Thursday that it had become aware of mismanagement of “some aspects of our lead program.” The department was mired in scandal and the former commissioner Bevan Baker resigned in 2018 after it came to light that the Health Department had failed to provide services for families of children … Read more