The head of the Family Policy Alliance of Kansas who helped push for passage of the faith-based adoption bill last session is leaving to join new U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri.
Eric Teetsel, the group's executive director and the son-in-law of former Gov. Sam Brownback, started Thursday as a special assistant to Hawley. The senator's office could not be reached for comment Friday about Teetsel's hiring.
Teetsel will help the senator "advance key pro-family policy at the national level as well as serve as a liaison to the faith community on . . .