Governor’s legal counsel departs

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Clay Britton is leaving his post as general counsel for Gov. Laura Kelly to take a position with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas.

Britton will be replaced by Justin Whitten, general counsel at the state Labor Department and a former attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor.

As the governor's general counsel, Britton helped guide the governor through the legal obstacle course presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and her legal battles with the Legislature.

He played a key role in Kelly's legal dispute with legislative leaders over their decision to revoke the governor’s . . .

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