FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gubernatorial Chief of Staff Adam Edelen
is resigning effective next month after more than two years as Gov.
Steve Beshear's right hand man.
Beshear on Wednesday praised Edelen's leadership and his passion
for Kentucky in announcing his pending departure.
Edelen is a potential candidate for state auditor in next year's
elections. He declined to say if he's stepping down to begin his
Beshear said his chief legislative liaison, Mike Haydon, will
replace Edelen. Haydon, who formerly served as chief of staff to
House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins, has held numerous posts
in state government and once served as mayor of Springfield.
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