UPDATED: Kelly names new acting labor secretary


(Updated to include governor's comments from Tuesday media briefing)

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday turned within the Labor Department to name a new acting secretary until a permanent leader is named.

Kelly named Deputy Secretary Brett Flachsbarth as the new acting labor secretary until she finds a permanent replacement for Delia Garcia, who resigned last summer.

Garcia left after it was revealed that the agency made about $7 million in duplicate payments to more than 4,500 people.

The Labor Department, without consulting . . .


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