Madison….Representative John Macco (R-Ledgeview) released the following statement after the resignation of Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb:

“Secretary Gottlieb dedicated his professional life to the service of Wisconsin citizens,” said Rep. Macco. “During my time on the Assembly Transportation Committee I gained a profound respect for Secretary Gottlieb for his background in civil engineering and dedication to saving taxpayer dollars.”

Secretary Gottlieb stepped down after serving for five years as the Secretary of Transportation. Governor Scott Walker named Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dave Ross as the next Secretary of Transportation.

“I thank Secretary Gottlieb for his service and offer my encouragement to Secretary Ross to continue the great strides taken by Secretary Gottlieb.”