As he sets up shop, Congressman-elect Tracey Mann on Friday announced he's hired a couple of staffers who have experience with U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran.
The incoming 1st District congressman named Brandon Harder of Haven as his chief of staff and former state Rep. Reid Petty of Liberal as his district director.
Harder is now director of government relations and communications for the Farmers Rice Cooperative and previously served as an aide to Moran when he chaired the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Harder also worked in Moran's office as agriculture and trade legislative assistant for four . . .