Kathy Nickolaus, Waukesha County Clerk, In Hot Water Over Nearly $1 Million Mistake

07/15/2011 11:17 pm ET | Updated Sep 14, 2011

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus - already under investigation for a snafu in reporting votes in the state Supreme Court election -- is coming under fire from county leaders again after an error made by her staff nearly cost the county $1 million.

The latest controversy surrounds a crucial letter that Waste Management Inc. sent to Nickolaus' office in May regarding the expansion of a landfill the company operates in Menomonee Falls.

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