State mistakenly destroys records from previous administration

Pete writes "According to the Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal several hundred boxes of records from the Tommy G. Thompson administration earmarked for the Wisconsin Historical Society/ for archiving instead were mistakenly destroyed, officials said Monday.Tom Solberg, a spokesman for the state Department of Administration, confirmed that the records, which were stored at a state warehouse, were inadvertently put on the wrong truck and sent to a Green Bay paper mill, where the paper was turned into pulp. The records were supposed to go to the historical society in Madison."

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