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Hogan names health secretary, 'Bay Cabinet'
Hogan names health secretary, 'Bay Cabinet'

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan named a former Democratic lawmaker from Southern Maryland as the state's health secretary Tuesday as he continued to fill key posts in his administration. In addition to appointing former Del. Van T. Mitchell to head the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Hogan named his "Chesapeake Bay Cabinet" secretaries of agriculture, natural resources and the environment. Hogan said he made the appointments — which must be approved by the state Senate — after consultations with groups that will work with the new secretaries. "We've held extensive meetings with stakeholders and very productive meetings with leaders of both...