Leading lawmakers on Monday named J.G. Scott as the new director of the Legislature's research arm.
Scott, the assistant director for fiscal affairs, replaces Raney Gilliland, who had been director of legislative research since 2012.
Scott led the Kansas Legislative Research Department as acting director after Gilliland retired in March.
A graduate of Washburn University with a bachelor's degree in business administration, Scott has worked as the department's assistant director for fiscal affairs since January 2003.
Earlier, Scott had worked as the budget director . . .