April 30, 2014 | News 8000 |LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -About 5,000 people have been added to the list of those opposing a railroad expansion in La Crosse.
The Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature recently passed a resolution saying the tribe is against the added line. Now the tribe will need to work with BNSF Railway before anything else can happen.
Passing a resolution means the Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature is informing tribal members and the public of the tribe’s stance on a certain issue. In this case, the Ho-Chunk Nation is opposing the proposed BNSF Railway expansion through La Crosse for health and safety as well as historical reasons.