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Hogan shifts head of Maryland labor department to commerce agency

Hogan shifts head of Maryland labor department to commerce agency

Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday he is appointing state Labor Secretary Kelly Schulz to lead Maryland’s commerce department, moving her within the cabinet to replace Michael Gill, who is resigning to return to his former job in the private sector.

Before she became the head of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation at the start of Hogan’s first term nearly four years ago, Schulz represented Frederick County in Maryland’s House of Delegates as a Republican.

In a statement, Hogan called Schulz a “strong advocate for Maryland’s job creators” with a “proven track record of working directly with our business community to create jobs, enhance economic growth and...

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